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Fashion: Womens' Sporting Wear

Women were more active by the end of the nineteenth century, and their clothing reflected this. Mail order sporting wear was also available.

Detail of Brecon Hunt at Tregunter
Detail of photograph of Brecon hounds at Tregunter
Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery
Look Before You Leap
Brecon Gymnasium Display Team, 1892
Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery
Tricycle & Ordinary race
Illustration from Cycle Club magazine, 1891
National Cycle Collection, Llandrindod Wells

Cycling took off as a pastime in the early '90s due to the development of the pneumatic tyre.
The 'Rover' has set the fashion . . .
Illustration from a catalogue for Rover Cycles, from
A History of Rover Cycles, J Pinkerton, D Roberts and D Pinkerton, Birmingham, 1998

Fashion: Women - page two