Horse and Buggy
Horse and Buggys
Victorian two-seater carriage à la Daumont. This carriage was made available to foreign rulers while they were visiting Austria (for instance, the future King Edward VII of England used it, and so did Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany). It was drawn by four or six horses and driven by mounted coachmen. Made in Vienna, 1852-1853. Imperial Carriage Museum of Vienna.
Four-seater berlin, 1763-64, Russia. Wood, iron, steel, bronze, silk, leather, glass, mother of pearl; woodcarving, casting, chasing, forging, gilding, oil painting, colouring, embroidery, weaving. Commissioned by Count Grigory Orlov in 1763 by an unknown craftsman who evidently worked in St Petersburg, in the workshops of the Court Stables. In 1765 Grigory Orlov presented this vehicle to Empress Catherine II. Body panels carry compositions on allegorical themes painted by Gravelot.
Jane stays at Gateshead Hall for another month, in chapter 22, until she receives a letter from Mrs.. Fairfax which details Rochester's desire to buy a carriage, an indication of his plans to marry Blanche. Jane decides to return to Thornfield and on the way back, runs into Rochester. She says she is glad to be home and Rochester confesses his love to her, in a way.
brougham: -named after the first Lord Brougham who designed the carriage 1838-39; a four-wheeled close carriage adapted to either two or four persons having a curved opening underneath the driver's seat in front, able to turn in a narrow space. It is a one horse vehicle with varieties "single", "double" and "bow front".