The example shown here would conform more thoroughly to the general idea of the vehicle if supplied with Collinge's in place of mail axles.
Landau Grande Daumont (Plate XCVII).
The equipage shown here is as turned out in the days of the Empire, and is a most excellent example of a "state" carriage. Those interested in appointments will notice how perfectly all the details correspond with those which are proper at the present day. - Of course, the whole establishment is more ostentatious than is admissible in this country, but such a carriage, with a boot and coachman's box, splendidly horsed and turned out as described for the chariot d'Orsay, could be used here with perfect propriety.
The Omnibus (Plates XCVIII and XCIX).
This carriage is of French origin, and has come into general use comparatively recently. It may fairly be called the most useful all-around vehicle we have, and in a good-sized family stable can scarcely be dispensed with.
The accompanying illustrations portray one of the best designs of the genus omnibus which we have in this country, and it is well turned out. The absence of loin straps and the use of Liverpool bits may be