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Stanhope Gig

Object Number: 
ca. 1900
Overall: 59 x 122 x 65 in. (149.9 x 309.9 x 165.1 cm) Overall (On site measurement): 60 x 64 x 125 in. (152.4 x 162.6 x

Body and running gear painted black; trim, dark green broadcloth; wheels with wooden spokes, two-piece rims, iron tires, Collinge's axles; Stanhope springs. Accessories: square lamps, wheel wrench.

Gallery Label: 

The Stanhope gig was designed in 1815 by the Hon. Fitzroy Stanhope. Popular for park driving & horse shows. May have 1 horse or a tandem. Driven by a gentleman.

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Harris Fahnestock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group