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An illustrated timeline of 2,800 years of three wheeled transport by keith armstrong

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A timeline for three wheeled transport
and the first with a practical application.

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An illustrated timeline of 2,800 years of three wheeled transport by keith armstrong

  1. 1. An illustrated timeline of 2,800 years of three wheeled transport by Keith Armstrong Abstract A timeline for three wheeled transport and the first with a practical application. Keywords: Archaeology, Classical Antiquity, Disability Studies, transport history, transport, China, Banat, Egypt, Germany, Rome.
  2. 2. Timeline of 2,800 years for three wheeled transport Keith Armstrong 800 B.C.E. Banat Region of Serbia - Bronze Age Vehicle 500-600 B.C.E. Jiangsu Province of China Shallow Wheeled Basin 100-200 C.E. Egypt Child with Walking Aid 90 - 120 C.E. Rome A Kleine 100 - 120 C.E Rome Three Wheeled Walking Aid at the time of Trajan 200 C.E Rome Roman Fresco, boy with three wheeled walker 525 C.E China Early three wheeler with seat. 900 C.E H'ang Dynasty, China Three Wheeler pulled by Oxen (two tiny front wheels acting as one).
  3. 3. 1300 C.E England Embroidered three wheeler on a ecclesiastical vestment. 1546 C.E Augsburg, Germany, Book attributed to B Metlinger however text is Doctor Eucharium Rösslin's "Die Frawen Rosegarten" Child with walking aid. Woodcut. 1562 C.E Frankfurt, Germany. Doctor Eucharium Rösslin's "Die Frawen Rosegarten" attributed to Dr. Rösslin. 1685 C.E Nuremberg, Germany, Disabled clock maker Stephen Farfler invents his 3 wheeled "Kunftswagon". The first self-propelled three wheeler. Note the technology is now used as a foot-pedal for ordinary bicycles. 1776 C.E England John Joseph Merlin redesigns a self propelled three wheeled wheel chair after his famous accidents with another of his inventions, roller skates, in England. Merlin is also responsible for inventing an outer rim now standard in all self propelled manual wheelchairs. 9/8/2016

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