Pic of the Week: Whistle While You Bike Edition

Whistle, Staffordshire pottery boy (with red cap and pants and a green jacket) on a white velocipede. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 19 Nov. 1938. Part of Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection.

The third annual Washington Tweed Ride (the autumnal iteration of the Seersucker Social, which we mentioned in the late spring) is upon us again, in which local hipsterati don their finest and pedal vintage bicycles around our increasingly bike-friendly town. In honor of the dapper velocipedists primed to pedal among the hills of our great capital this Sunday, November 13,  In the Muse presents a two-wheel curiosity from the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection.

On an unrelated note, our colleagues on the other side of the transom in Recorded Sound have begin a Record of the Week feature as a way of highlighting items from the National Jukebox.  This week’s selection is the Victor Orchestra’s “Cocoanut dance.” In the Muse plans to coordinate with Recorded Sound specialists to bring you the best of our collections.

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