Returning from the Derby; c.1860

Returning from the Derby; c.1860
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Returning from the Derby. This coloured stereo card captures some of the revelry as
groups of Londoners return to town after the race.
Dickens and W D Wills wrote a joint essay entitled ‘Epsom’ for Household Words where they described the array of vehicles arriving at Epsom: ‘Then came
flitting by, barouches, phaetons, broughams, gigs, four-wheeled chaises, four-in-hands, Hansom cabs, cabs of lesser note, chaise-carts, donkey-carts, tilted
vans made arbourescent with green boughs carrying no end of people, and a cask of beer'

Image Details

Date
 
1860 AD - 1860 AD
Image Number
 
009642

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