Park phaeton

Collection Type

  • Transportation

GUSN

GUSN-175090

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

Descriptive Terms

phaetons
wood (plant material)
metal
leather
wool (textile)
Phaeton

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P074

Maker

Ferd F. French & Co. (Maker)

Dimensions

66 x 62 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.497

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)