OOKL Logo
SEARCH  
x
Username:
Password:

Forgotten your password?

Find an object:
 

 
 
Model of Ice Cart and Horse
Model of Ice Cart and Horse can be found here:

http://www.ooklnet.com/web/read_more/277652/Model+of+Ice+Cart+and+Horse

@ Tell your friends about it. Share |   on your favourite social network.
You may need to enable popups in order to use this functionality
selected place
London Canal Museum
12-13 New Wharf Road King's Cross
London N1 9RT
United Kingdom

selected object

Model of Ice Cart and Horse

This 1890s cart model is painted yellow and black with gold lettering on side, reading: "Carlo Gatti and Stevenson Limited Ice Merchants. Head office 26 Villers Road, Charing Cross." The horse leading the cart is a dappled grey.

In reality, the ice inside of the cart would measure 2.5 feet long and 8 inches deep. The ice man would use a long s-shaped hook to move the ice. When carrying the ice, the ice man would protect himself with padded sack over his shoulder.

Did you know?
Ice would be delivered in a size that pre-fit the increasingly common ice boxes of family homes.
Tags / Keywords:
See trails with this object:
Model of ice cart and horse in case. cart painted yellow and black.
view large image
 
 
Where is it located?
Ice House, Ground Floor, London Canal Museum
Who made it?
Where it was made?
England
When it was made?
 
Be the first to write a comment about this object.
      By sharing your comments you're helping people to discover new cultural experiences. Please focus on positive aspects of your experience.

      Overall, how would you rate the experience?


      Comment title
      Comment
      1000 characters remaining


      Accept and close [X]
      OOKL uses cookies on its website, some of which may have been set already. Read more about our cookies.
      By continuing to use our web site, you agree to accept our cookies. You can close this notification by clicking the button on the right.