day driving. The small plain square lamp might, however, be carried in place at all times.
Having discussed the carriages appropriate to a gentleman's driving, we will next consider those suitable for a lady's use. The field in this instance is a very narrow one, and in consequence a great many women have been inclined to affect the driving of a man's carriage.
George I V P/iaeton.
The George IV phaeton (Plate LXVI) heads the list, and is the most dignified of all carriages for ladies' driving. It is thoroughly luxurious in outline, and demands the smartest possible turning out. No vehicle is better suited to display a fashionable costume. A well-dressed woman driving a. brilliant, well-mannered, and nicely rounded pair of' matched horses, and attended by a single groom iii immaculate livery, either a tidy lad or an older man who is slight and short, presents a most charming- picture.
Peter'. Lndies' Phaeton.
Next in order comes a carriage which is known as the Peter's ladies' phaeton (Plate LNVTII), being a copy of one originally built by an English coachbuilder of the name. It is an attractive carriage, and somewhat lighter than the one last mentioned; is also better