Garvey’s “Scorching Women”

1896 advertisement showing woman riding bike in an upright posture.
Illustration from E. G. Garvey’s article.

Garvey, Ellen Gruber. “Reframing the Bicycle: Advertising-Supported Magazines and Scorching Women.” American Quarterly (47.1): 6-101.

Garvey studies bicycle advertisements and articles about bicycles in magazines from the 1890s, finding evidence of changing attitudes about women.