Carriage design drawing for a Calesche. Folding top collapsed, skeleton boot, drop center body, open body, coachman's seat with wedge cushion, vis-a-vis passenger seats, seat facing backward folds down. Square double chimney lamp beside coachman's seat. Fenders. One folding step below door. Double elliptic and cee springs front and back. Yellow body, black molding, tan trim, yellow undercarriage, crest on door. Medium: pen and black ink, watercolor and gouache, with gum arabic.
Additional Makers: Manufacturer - Brewster & Co. (American, New York)
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