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The Bicycle: Art on Two Wheels

Photography by Bernhard Angerer | Captions by Della Watson

Produced by French toymaker MFA (Manufacture Française d'Ameublement) around 1960, this bicycle was designed to look like a motor scooter. The children who pumped the pedals of the MFA bike nicknamed it the "Lambretta" or "Vespa," after the toy's high-powered, adult-size counterparts.

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