Whitechapel Buggy

Description

This whitechapel body has a flat tray floor with a curved cut low front panel. A turn-out seat at the rear adds space for additional passengers. Attractive button upholstery adorns the backs of both seats. The body is mounted on a side bar undercarriage with sarven hubs.

Colour

Varnished silky oak body and Indian red undercarriage with black and white lining.

History

Whitechapel bodies were fitted to many different styles of undercarriage. The brewster undercarriage used here has side bars with two cross springs onto which the body is attached both back and front. (Bolton Collection)

Registration

H14877

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