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Registration Number: H14874

Name or Title: Show Sulky

Classification: CH classification TRANSPORT Horse sulky

Brief Description: 2 wheeledhorse-drawn vehicle, black with black upholstery, 2 side lamps brackets.

Collection: Social History

Measurement : L1,219 x W1,066

History and Use: From the late 1880s the sulky became the most popular horse drawn vehicle in Australia. They were initially developed in Sydney from the American road cart, which had a short lived period of popularity in the United States. This vehicle has a moulded motor seat and curved dash which became fashionable in the early years of the 20th Century. (Bolton Collection)

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