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Land Transport

Land transport objects from the National Folklife Collection in the Collections Resource Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin

This collection contains 80 horse-drawn vehicles.

It also features examples of all the regular wheeled transport vehicles - block wheeled carts, side cars, drays, street cabs, jaunting cars, two barrel-top caravans, and some commercial vehicles. There are also some wheel-less slide cars.

The accessories in the collection include many examples of leather harnesses, saddles and straddles.

There are 12 bicycles in the collection, four of which are penny farthings, and one a velocipede.


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