Details


Production Date
1870
Description
Wagon, 9-seater. Also known as the "Waiwera" wagon, this wagon is typical of the vehicles used to carry people and goods in the days of "horse-power". Association with Waiwera and Robert Graham not proven, more research needed. They were used as hearses and were the equivalent of the modern station wagon. The wagon consists of 3 rows of seats with back rests, each seat capable of holding 3 persons - 9 persons in all. It is fitted with 4 wheels, 2 small ones in the front and 2 large ones at the back. The wheels are spoked and joined by an axle. The axle is fitted with leaf springs fitted in parallel with the axle. Both axles have the leaf springs fitted.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
1970.8.39
Credit Line
1870. Wagon [Waiwera], 1970.8.39. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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