Passenger Coach, Williamsburg, Virginia

On display in this image is a ‘coach and four’ with both driver and footman present in their normal places. This elaborate transportation was obviously only for the wealthy, since maintaining the coach, the horses and the servants would be far beyond the reach of families of modest means. Such private coaches normally had seats only on the inside. More common public coaches, even partially enclosed ones, would usually have seats on the top as well.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art Colortone”

There is no description on the back of this card other than that indicated in the caption above.  This card is a hand-colored version of a black and white image, and likely dates from the 1950s.

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