An 1887 Cycling Sketchbook
Page 3: Training for our Tour
Arth is Arthur Dutton, Walter's 23 year old brother. There was a rope works (8th sketch) not far from where the Duttons lived, rope traditionally being much in demand in a port like Liverpool. Wikipaedia defines a ropewalk as 'a long straight narrow lane, or a covered pathway, where long strands of material were laid before being twisted into rope.'
Map showing places visited on local rides
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