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Catalog Number 1975.236.008
Description c. 1890 Shooting Trap Carriage. This is a two-horse drawn carriage. Metal frame and wheels are painted red. Body and seat cushions are upholstered in brown-colored leather. Vehical has white rubber tires and red metal step plates. There is a wicker boot on the side of carriage. Possibly used for hunting.
Object Name Carriage
Collection 3D - Land Transportation Tools & Equipment
Title c. 1890 Shooting Trap Carriage
Date c. 1890
Creator Henry Hook & Co.
Role Manufacturer
Provenance From the Holbrook-Palmer Collection of the Town of Atherton.
Notes [http://www.barthworks.com/cars/broadmoor/1895shootingtrap.htm] A shooting trap, also known as a hunting break, included a kennel for hunting dogs. A box between the seats could hold the hunters' lunch or captured game.

This carriage currently in storage and not available for viewing.
Dimensions H-73 W-64.75 D-97 inches
Search Terms Atherton
Holbrook-Palmer
Hunting