Snapshot 1900: The Changing Picture of Class
CyclingCompare and contrast these photos of this final leisure activity - cycling.
What social classes can you see here and what clues do the photos give you to help you reach this conclusion?
There are women in both photos. What reasonís would there be for the popularity of cycling amongst women at the turn of the 20th Century?
What other leisure activities were women involved in at this time? If you donít know how would you find out?
You may find the following web links useful (see Related Links below):
- Women's History Timeline on the BBC website
- Sport and Leisure costumes on Manchester City Art Gallery's website