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Child's Cart

Child's Cart
Title
Child's Cart
Date 
1865-1895
Medium 
Metal, wood, leather, textile, paint
Dimensions 
overall (without handle): 38 x 57 x 23 in. ( 96.5 x 144.8 x 58.4 cm )
Description 
Child's pull cart with four wheels, oval, open body with two seats and a fixed canopy; painted green with gold trim and eagle crest; red leather interior, orange and red velvet canopy lining and fringe; earlier blue paint visible.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Hudson River Museum
Object Number 
1947.301
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this type of child's cart was used in Central Park in the 1870s and 1880s.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group