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Stanhope Gig

Stanhope Gig
Stanhope Gig
Stanhope Gig
ca. 1900
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
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 
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