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Catalog Number 1975.236.009
Description c. 1890 Roofseat Break Carriage. Three seat (six passenger) two horse-drawn carriage is painted black with a red undercarriage and painted red wheels with iron tires. It has light running gear, cut under with reach., splinter bar. Seats are upholstered in brown tufted leather.
Object Name Carriage
Collection 3D - Land Transportation Tools & Equipment
Title c. 1890 Roofseat Break Carriage
Date c. 1890
Creator Studebaker Bros.
Role Manufacturer
Provenance From the Holbrook-Palmer Collection of the Town of Atherton.
Notes [] Break, Roofseat: Adapted from the heavier vehicles used to train horses to harness, the Roofseat Break was an owner driven outing and sporting vehicle. The height of the seats made it popular at spectator events.

This carriage currently in storage and not available for viewing.
Search Terms Carriage
Horse Drawn Vehicles
Subjects Carriages & coaches
People Holbrook-Palmer, Olive