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Sedan chairs

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Images

  • A busy street corner with traders stopping for a tankard of beer and an artist painting a pub sign. Engraving, c. 1751, after W. Hogarth.
  • A fashionable young lady with large plume in her hat being carried through the town in a sedan chair. Etching, c. 1796.
  • A busy street corner with traders stopping for a tankard of beer and an artist painting a pub sign. Engraving, c. 1751, after W. Hogarth.
  • Social gathering with a view of the thermal baths, Bagnéres de Bigorre. Lithograph by J. Jacottet and A. Bayot.
  • Hong Kong: a sedan chair at the foot of the Peak. Photograph by John Thomson, 1868/1871.
  • The carnival in Rome (?): an old man is playing the guitar and young women are gathered around a sedan chair carrying a man. Wood engraving after L. Alvarez Catalá.
  • A busy street corner with traders stopping for a tankard of beer and an artist painting a pub sign. Engraving by T. Cook, c. 1800, after W. Hogarth.
  • European men and women being transported by Indian men, in a coach drawn by oxen, in sedan chairs, and in a carriage pulled by men. Wood engraving, 1875.
  • Hong Kong: a sedan chair at the foot of the Peak. Photograph by John Thomson, 1868/1871.
  • Two men sitting with a sedan chair in a Hong Kong street waiting for custom, one smokes his pipe. Wood engraving by J.C. after J. Thomson.

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