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By woolybill1
An Edwardian poster from Beamish Museum.

Tags: Photo journalism Silly Sunday Humour and fun

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10 Mar 2013 8:53AM
What a charming old Poster here Bill, I can't help but wonder what the text on a new version of this would be Smile Something like "Catch Me And I'm Your's " maybe? Smile

John Smile

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10 Mar 2013 9:00AM
loved it!
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
10 Mar 2013 9:23AM
Like +++
R.
cats_123 Plus
12 4.6k 26 Northern Ireland
10 Mar 2013 9:23AM
I can think of other derogatory quips about cycling..but will refrain GrinGrinBlushBlush
10 Mar 2013 9:31AM
Oh, I like her answer! Great one for Mother's Day!
Johanna
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2013 10:00AM
John's got it in one! Smile
Ann
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
10 Mar 2013 10:37AM
Bikes have not changed massively but the clothing certainly has, another nice look in to the past Bill. - gary
10 Mar 2013 10:54AM
Todays youth have a more direct approach it seems and not just cycling.
The modern fair maid is likely to answer, "on yer bike Laddie".

Dougie
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2013 10:59AM
Such confidence - love the title too Bill WinkWink
Helen
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
10 Mar 2013 11:10AM
I love those posters and enamelled ads Bill. Beautifully taken and presented.
Regards,
Rende
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
10 Mar 2013 11:48AM
Love the image and the title Bill! SmileSmile

Ken
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
10 Mar 2013 12:10PM
I suspect he only wants to ring her bell, Bill.Wink

Queen's 'Bicycle Race' comes to mind.

Malc
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
10 Mar 2013 12:43PM
That is someone wanting to get his leg over Bill....but I fear he ma have to buy a smaller bike.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
10 Mar 2013 1:49PM
What a wonderful old poster! Smile And a great Silly Sunday shot, Bill Wink
Trev Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
10 Mar 2013 3:38PM
You have a lot of great signs

Peter
10 Mar 2013 4:29PM

Quote:What a charming old Poster here Bill, I can't help but wonder what the text on a new version of this would be Smile Something like "Catch Me And I'm Your's " maybe? Smile

John Smile


Delightful shot, although I think John is letting his imagination run away with him somewhat........
Don
10 Mar 2013 8:31PM
I do like the old posters. Nice capture
Effrossini
carper123 Plus
5 941 8 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2013 8:38PM
Nice one, Bill, up to your usual fine work.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmile
nonur Plus
8 17 11 Turkey
10 Mar 2013 10:15PM
Clever title, Bill. I love the posters of the period and I have a collection in book form. This is a fine example and taken so well.
Ray42 8 3 England
11 Mar 2013 6:55AM
A great find Bill - love the titleWink
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2013 7:03AM
They don't do chat up lines like that any more! Lovely poster well captured.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
16 Mar 2013 12:36AM
What a wonderful old advert, hats off to you for uploading this one

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