Toronto. If you are interested in the phenomenon of stereo imaging or interested in learning the history of the bicycle and its precursor the Velocipede, then you will want to hear and see our May lecture with images that date back to 1860-70.
Speaker Lorne Shields is a guru when it comes to historical bicycle photography. He is a leading world-wide expert; we have the good luck to have him here in Toronto to call upon. Widely published in journals and magazine, Lorne will bring us a fresh lecture on “The First Bicycles in 3D – Contemporary Velocipede Images of the 1860-70s.” 3D glasses will be supplied for stereo viewing.
A resident of Thornhill, ON, Lorne has been an avid collector and researcher of early bicycling history for almost 50 years and a member of the PHSC for over 20 years, speaking to us on a number of occasions. His lectures on early Cycling Photographica have been presented in Europe and throughout North America.
Portions of his collection have been on display at many public institutions including the Smithsonian, the ROM, Canada’s National Museum of Science & Technology (Ottawa) and the Museé d’Art et d’Industrie (St. Etienne France).