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Catalog Number 1975.236.006
Description c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey. Two horse, two seat surrey has iron wheels and a collapsible canopy top. Bench seats are upholstered black leather.
Object Name Surrey
Collection 3D - Land Transportation Tools & Equipment
Title c. 1890 Two-seat Surrey
Date c. 1890
Creator Unknown
Provenance From the Holbrook-Palmer Collection of the Town of Atherton.
Notes [] A surrey is a "popular American doorless, four-wheeled carriage of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Usually two-seated (for four passengers), surreys had a variety of tops, ranging from the rigid, fringed canopy-top … to parasol and extension tops."[1] The seats were traditional, spindle-backed (often upholstered), bench seats. Before the advent of automobiles, these were horse-drawn carriages.

This carriage currently in storage and not available for viewing.

Dimensions H-84 W-68 D-108 inches
Dimension Details measurements are approximate
Search Terms Atherton
Horse Drawn Vehicles
Subjects Carriages & coaches
People Holbrook-Palmer, Olive