44 DRIVING FOR PLEASURE.
in a very large stable, as it is scarcely suitable for everyday and all-around service.
The Whitechapel cart (Plate XXI) has been in use for many years and is of good standard pattern ; it is a smart and practical vehicle, but the greatest care must be exercised in the harnessing of it, to prevent its looking too much "down by the tail."
The going-to-cover cart (Plate XXII) is taken from Henderson's print of that title, and, by the way, no more truly sporting picture of the tandem is extant. The horses are both of a rattling, breedy stamp, and no better ideal can be found at the present time.
The spicy team cart (Plate XXIII) is somewhat after that in Walsh's print of that name, and has considerable character.
The tandem gig (Plate XXIV) is taken from Alken's print of A Sporting Tandem, and is a very good pattern of a tandem vehicle to carry two.
There is no carriage which requires more severity of treatment than the dogcart. It will be noticed that in all the examples shown here the iron work, etc., is as plain and simple as possible.
A basket should never be carried, except possibly for road work ; and as to a horn, it is probably better form in this country to dispense with it entirely.