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Image from page 252 of "A treatise on carriages : comprehending coaches, chariots, phaetons, curricles, whiskies, &c. : together with their proper harness, in which the fair prices of every article are accurately stated" (1796)

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Title: A treatise on carriages : comprehending coaches, chariots, phaetons, curricles, whiskies, &c. : together with their proper harness, in which the fair prices of every article are accurately stated
Year: 1796 (1790s)
Authors: Felton, William Debrett, John, d. 1822
Subjects: Carriage and wagon making Carriages and carts
Publisher: London : Printed for and sold by the author, and by J. Debrett ... [and 5 others]
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
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12. WHEEL HOOPS. Fig. 31. It is very common to plate the hoopsof the wheels both at the back and fore end of thenave. The fore hoop is confiderably broaderthan the hind one; but the circumference be-ing lefs, its value is nearly equal. They aregreat ornaments to the carriage, and, with care,will laft two or three fets of wheels, accordingas they are plated. There are tvvo methodsof plating hoops, the one to plate with filveron the iron, the fame as thefe laft articles, butgenerally are only cafed with the rolled platedmetal; they may be reckoned of three fizes,large fpr coach, middle for chariot, and fmall forpb«k^ton or chaife. N 2 PRICE i8o PLATED FURNITURE, &c. PRICE OF WHEEL HOOPS, PER PAIR. Coach. Chariot. Phaetonor Chaife. C ^- d. £ ^- d. C. s. d. Plated with filver on iron — 3 3 o z 11 6 220 rbeft 1 15 0 I 10 0 I 5 0 Cafed with plated metal I mid. I 10 0 I 5 0 1 0 0 I. infer. I 5 0 I 1.0 0 15 0 Compofition — — 220 III 0 1 8 0 Brafs I II 6 1 7 0 I 1 0 ^ CHAP. PhXVLU.

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LAMPS. j8i CHAP. XII.LAMPS. PLATE XVIII. LAMPS were originally ufed as neceflaryconveniencies to a carriage, but are nowprincipally ufed for ornament, for which they areas well calculated as any article throughout.They are of various patterns, and are diftinguifh-ed by the name of the globe, the Italian, or ovallamp: the oval lamp is now the moft general inufe, and, like the globe, it cafts the light entire-ly forward: the Italian lamp does not refle£l foftrong a light forward, but gives a light all roundthem, which is convenient to palTengers in thecarriage. There have been fome few lampsufed of the patent principle for burning oil, butthe fmoke they create renders their ufe objeftion-able; the hard fpermaceti candle is the bell toburn. The lamps are frequently fmothered, orthe lights go out. for want of fufficient openingsat the bottom and top to receive the air, and todifcharge the fmoke; the lamps are of three N ?, kinds, 182 LAMPS- kinds, three fizes, and are three ways finifhed


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bookid:treatiseoncarria01felt bookyear:1796 bookdecade:1790 bookcentury:1700 bookauthor:Felton__William bookauthor:Debrett__John__d__1822 booksubject:Carriage_and_wagon_making booksubject:Carriages_and_carts bookpublisher:London___Printed_for_and_sold_by_the_author__and_by_J__Debrett______and_5_others_ bookcontributor:Getty_Research_Institute booksponsor:Getty_Research_Institute bookleafnumber:252 bookcollection:getty bookcollection:americana

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