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Registration Number: H14877

Name or Title: Whitechapel & Brewster Buggy

Classification: CH classification TRANSPORT Horse buggy

Brief Description: 4 wheeled buggy, silky oak body, red. "Whitechapel body on a brewster under carriage"

Collection: Social History

History and Use: Whitechapel bodies were fitted to many different styles of undercarriage. In England the whitechapel bdy was fitted to two wheeled vehicles, but the body style in America was used as a four wheeled buggy. Silky oak timber from Queensland was popular for coachbuilding from around 1900. The Brewster undercarriage used here has side bars with two cross springs onto which the body is attached both back and front. (Bolton Collection)

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