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Park phaeton

2006.44.497 (RS11083)

Description

Open four wheeled two seat phaeton. The front and rear seats are upholstered in a dark blue wool and have full back and padded arm rests. There is an elliptical spring on the front axle, while the rear axle has French platform springs. The wheels and body are painted a royal blue with light blue detailing. The wheels are rubberized. The phaeton has a leather dash and leather two-part fenders. On either side of the front seat is a carriage lamp.

Details

Maker
Ferd F. French & Co. (Maker)
Inscriptions
"Ferd. F. French & Co, LT'D / Successors to: / Wm P. Sargent & Co / 14 Sudbury St. Boston" (Brass plate behind the rear seat)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
leather
metal
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Land Transportation -- Animal-powered
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
leather
metal
Phaeton
phaetons
wood (plant material)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
66 x 62 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.497
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175090

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