Cross-Dressed Cyclist & Penny-Farthing: late 1800s

Cross-Dressed Cyclist & Penny-Farthing: late 1800s

Self-portrait of female photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston, cross-dressing as a man with false moustache. She is posed with a penny-farthing or hi-wheel bicycle. Photo taken between 1880 and 1900. Historical photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: albumen photographic print.