Victoria

Victoria
Title
Victoria
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of De Witt M. Lockman
Object Number 
1934.113ab
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group