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Object Name Surrey
Date 1899-1905
Maker Joubert & White(?)
Material Wood/Iron/Metal/Cloth
Used Litchfield Park
Description Buckboard Surrey
Maker: Joubert & White
Glen Falls, NY
"31" stamped on seat frame

Buckboard surrey with canopy top, two seats. Natural wood finish with dark stain, modified stanhope pillars front and back seats*
body hardware painted black, undercarriage, aluminum paint, foot brake, fender/step combination
enamelled canvas top and side curtains, wood dash with leather wings, seats Bedford cord with pasting lace

Purchased by Edward H. Litchfield about 1899. Used around Litchfield Park, which he established in 1893, and also for transport to and from the railroad station.
Notes This surrey was purchased by the Honorable Edward H. Litchfield around 1899, after he had completed 25 mi. of private road to and within Litchfield Park, which he had established in 1893. This vehicle was used as a conveyance between the park and the railroad station, and also for afternoon drives within the park. It was presented to the Adirondack Museum by Edward S. Litchfield, Pres. of Litchfield Park Corp. III Broadway, New York City, and Tupper Lake, NY.
Dimensions H-7.833 W-5.5 L-9.875 Dia-3.938 feet
Collection TRAN40E14 Surreys
Catalog Number 1957.117.0001
Imagefile 051\1957.117.0001.JPG
Species Surrey
Owned by Litchfield, Edward H./Litchfield, Edward S.