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Description
Seat Base - wood; shaped as a bicycle seat, contoured upper surface and a flat lower plane. Nail holes along the edge and bottom by which padding and a cover were fitted.
This piece relates to the operation of trams - the wood base of a seat from a horse-drawn tram. Handwritten note attached to base "ORIGINAL SEAT USED ON HORSE TRAMS BY DRIVER GILBERT HENRY ELLIOT (LATER INSPECTOR IN CHARGE A.C.T.)". Also hand engraved into base "GE".
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Signature/Marks and Type
ORIGINAL SEAT USED ON HORSE TRAMS BY DRIVER GILBERT HENRY ELLIOT (LATER INSPECTOR IN CHARGE A.C.T. Hand-written
GE Etched
Accession No
1986.72.1
Credit Line
Tram Seat Base, 1986.72.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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