Hansom cab

Hansom cab
Title
Hansom cab
Date 
1890-1900
Medium 
Iron, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 19 x 34.3 x 11.4 cm )
Description 
Cast iron hansom cab with driver seated at back, drawn by single horse; driver painted white; black cab with yellow and brown trim, black wheels with gold trim; cast rococo detail framing both windows, bracket for reins at front of roof; 2 lamps, to each side of cab; black horse with gold harness and brown hip blanket.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin (Mrs. J. Harper Skillin)
Object Number 
1937.219
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group