Carriage Design
Carriage Design

SAMUEL HOBSON (worked 1815-1837)

Carriage Design

c. 1820 United Kingdom

Offered by Sarah Colegrave

£250 gbp
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Samuel Hobson was one of London’s premier coachbuilders catering to a royal and aristocratic clientele. He has been credited with revolutionising English coach design – having lowered the carriage towards the road and improved access. Having been and apprentice with Barker & Co of Chandos Street, Hobson started in business in Long Acre in 1815, gaining a reputation for innovation in design before financial troubles forced the closure of his business in 1837.
Dimensions
Height 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Width 30.50 cm (12.01 inches)
External Height 34.00 cm (13.39 inches)
External Width 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Stock Code
VR54
Medium
Pencil, unframed in conservation mount only
Sarah Colegrave

Sarah Colegrave
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