Hansom cab

Object Number: 
1937.219
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)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group