Victorian and Edwardian Horse Cabs

Victorian and Edwardian Horse Cabs
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ISBN: 9780747804307Format: SoftcoverSeries: Shire ClassicsPages: 32Country of Origin: EnglandAuthor: May, TrevorAge Group: AdultSize: 15 x 21

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The hansom cab is one of the most striking images of the Victorian city, but it was not the only type of cab in use during the Victorian and Edwardian periods.

Much of the work was done by the 'growler', a four-wheeled cab that rattled through the streets, laden with luggage and with families eager to catch a train. Trevor May leads us through the streets of Victorian and Edwardian England to trace the origins of the horse cab and the improvements in its design throughout the period, and to celebrate the cab drivers themselves...

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