Outing wagon

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-22423

Description

Outing wagon, painted black w/ brown leather seats w/ crest rails. Braking mechanism on front floor. Horse-hair covered buggy whip set into cylindrical container at right side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wagons (cargo vehicles)
leather
wood (plant material)
Leather
WAGON

Label

Currently on exhibit at Castle Tucker: "2. Outing Wagon. One model of the popular spring wagon of which there were many variations, with many names, by many builders. Used for hunting parties, picnics etc. The rear seat can be reversed, or removed to carry baggage. It is furnished with a brake for hill country. The popular rival to the spring wagon, the buckboard, could have springs under the seats, but none under the wagon bed. Body originally natural wood finish, ironwork black, wheels yellow with black stripes. Pigskin trimming. Wheels 34" & 46". Track 57". Late nineteenth century."

Inscription

Painted on ivory handle of whip: ""I.S. AMORY""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Amory, I. S. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

LTE--Animal-Powered

Dimensions

69.75 x 58 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2484