Sleigh

Collection Type

  • Transportation

Date

1895-1905

GUSN

GUSN-22426

Description

Portland Cutter sleigh. Exterior body painted black; carriage painted red. Green cloth seat trim. Brass crest piece attached to wooden front; brass eagle heads at either side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sleighs
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painted
SLEIGH

Label

Currently on exhibit at Castle Tucker: "5. Portland Cutter. America's most popular winter vehicle (before the Model T) came in many variations, all closely related. This model was made by Wade & Dutton[?], Lewiston, Maine, about 1900. Body black. Dark red carriage. Green cloth trimming. Track 38"."

Inscription

Engraved on metal label on back of seat: ""WADE & DUNTON/ LEWISTON, ME""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Wade & Dunton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Lewiston, ME, USA

Dimensions

46 x 40.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2487

Places

Maine (United States)