Diagram of a spinning wheel with treadle.
Illustration of hand spinning using a distaff and spindle.
Charkha (Indian spinning wheel).
Engraving of Lewis Gompertz hand-operated velocipede, 1821, extracted from the 39th volume of the English "Repertory of Arts."
Thomas McCall pictured on his bicycle, 1869.
Drawing from Pierre Lallemont’s 1866 patent application for a pedal-bicycle with serpentine frame.
Excerpt from an advertisement for Peyton & Peyton’s “Improved Bicycle,” 1869.
Still from Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)
Ad poster for Cycles Gladiator (Georges Massias), 1905.
Indian calico,18th century.
“First cotton-gin,” by William L. Sheppard, Harper’s Weekly, Dec. 18, 1869.
Bikes & Bloomers: click to see more about this project on women's 19th c. cycle wear.
Golfer in a Norfolk jacket. Detail of a fashion plate from the Sartorial Arts Journal, New York, 1901.
Charles Dana Gibson, Scribner’s, June 1895.
The 33rd Punjabi Army in khaki, ca. 1909.
Still of Johnny's nemesis Chino (Lee Marvin) in his yellow-and-blue striped shirt.
Promotional still of Marlon Brando posing in his Perfecto “One Star” jacket from Schott as Johnny Strabler from The Wild One (1953).
Harley-Davidson Motor Clothes division advertises its garments as "Worn to be Wild."
“You meet the nicest people on a Honda” advertisement, 1966.
Steve McQueen wearing a waxed-cotton Belstaff jacket at the International 6-Day Trial in Scotland in the mid-1960s.
Click to read the Matchless brand's fabricated "history."
Belstaff’s Fall 2012 campaign, “Legends of Belstaff,” featuring Ewan McGregor and a black Velocette. (Click to see video.)
Chanel ad for Coco Mademoiselle featuring Keira Knightley in a one-piece leather suit designed by Karl Lagerfeld with matching boots, Ruby “Belvedere” helmet and 1970s Ducati Sport. (Click to see video.)