Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
From the collection of the Carriage Museum of America's Library, this volume provides a comprehensive compilation of drawings and basic dimensions of two wheeled horse drawn vehicles. The main focus is on vehicles dating from 1855 to 1900, from Governess Carts to Curricles. The material is drawn from old trade journals including the Carriage Monthly and The Hub. Each vehicle is illustrated and the text provides detailed comment on style, dimensions for building, color, plus a note on the materials used for trimming. Other helpful materials included are examples of appropriate harness as well as over fifty pages of advertisements dating from 1883-1901.
Code No. 013145, 342 pages, ISBN 188049910X, $85.00