Stanhope Gig

Stanhope Gig
Stanhope Gig
Title
Stanhope Gig
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
mixed
Dimensions 
Overall: 59 x 122 x 65 in. (149.9 x 309.9 x 165.1 cm) Overall (On site measurement): 60 x 64 x 125 in. (152.4 x 162.6 x
Description 
Body and running gear painted black; trim, dark green broadcloth; wheels with wooden spokes, two-piece rims, iron tires, Collinge's axles; Stanhope springs. Accessories: square lamps, wheel wrench.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Harris Fahnestock
Object Number 
1938.390
Gallery Label 
The Stanhope gig was designed in 1815 by the Hon. Fitzroy Stanhope. Popular for park driving & horse shows. May have 1 horse or a tandem. Driven by a gentleman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group