Victoria

Object Number: 
1934.113ab
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Iron, possibly nickel; leather; textile; wood; rubber; paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 33 x 17 in. ( 53.3 x 83.8 x 43.2 cm )
Description: 
Model of black victoria with low-slung open body and folding hood; interior has padded seat and brown carpet; carriage is suspended on possibly platform springs in front, and elliptic springs in rear; leather driver's seat and seat-fall, possibly rubber composite attached to foot-board; low steps attached to mud-guards; four wheels with red trim.
Gallery Label: 
According to original accession records, this model was made to scale from the original Brewster Victoria carriage owned by the Lockman family. "Brewster" refers to the maker, Brewster & Company (New York City), while "victoria" specifies the type of vehicle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of De Witt M. Lockman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group