Dunlop, John Boyd, 1840-1921Alternative names
John Boyd Dunlop, a veterinary surgeon, invented the pneumatic tyre in 1887; as a result the solid tyre was a thing of the past by 1889.
Reference: J. B. Dunlop, The history of the pneumatic tyre (Dublin, c. 1921).
From the guide to the Papers of John Boyd Dunlop (1840-1921), 1859-1965, (Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick Library)
- Veterinary diseases
- Cycling Great Britain