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Old New York Cab
  • Jan Matulka
    born: Prague, Czechoslovakia ; died: Queens, New York, United States
  • Old New York Cab, circa 1917
  • Where object was made: United States
  • soft ground etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 300 x 176 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 13/16 x 6 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 325 x 200 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 13/16 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of W. Douglas Van Loan
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0164

Three-quarter view of the back of a hansom cab (a covered two-wheeled carriage drawn by a single horse where the driver sits on a sprung seat mounted behind the vehicle). The driver, seen in a rear view, wears a top hat and coat.