David V. Herlihy will show some of the rare photos taken during a 1890 bicycle trip around the globe at a free lecture Wednesday (July 10).
The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Main Branch of the Tacoma Public Library.
The photos were taken during a trip around the world by William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen on what was a new version of the bicycle called the “safety” bicycle. The pair also took along another innovation, the Kodak compact film camera. Their photos, recently rediscovered, will be shown as Herlihy talks about their adventure.
Herlihy is the author …