View of an Early Flat-Topped Coach, 1832-1835

Summary

This wood engraving, probably completed by artist Tudor Horton, depicts a very early flat-topped coach traveling along a road. Stagecoach companies commonly used the flat-topped coach to transport passengers between "stages" or stations before the development of the vehicle known as the "Concord Coach" took precedence.

This wood engraving, probably completed by artist Tudor Horton, depicts a very early flat-topped coach traveling along a road. Stagecoach companies commonly used the flat-topped coach to transport passengers between "stages" or stations before the development of the vehicle known as the "Concord Coach" took precedence.

Artifact

Print (Visual work)

Subject Date

1832-1835

Creators

Horton, Tudor 

Creator Notes

Engraved by Tudor Horton; artwork possibly by Henry Smith.

Collection Title

Seymour Dunbar Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

82.129.1538

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Wood engraving (Process)

Dimensions

Height: 6.75 in

Width: 14.25 in

Inscriptions

Caption below image: A very early flat-topped coach, probably on the road between Philadelphia and Baltimore.

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