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Berlina Coupé belonging to General Juan Prim y Prats

  • Carriage of General Juan Prim y Prats © Museo del Ejército - Ministerio de Defensa

    Carriage of General Juan Prim y Prats © Museo del Ejército - Ministerio de Defensa

     
  

Category

Instruments, utensils and tools

Date

19th century

Artist

Arlotainé N. Hènocque & Cie

Original title

Berlina Cupé del General Juan Prim y Prats
Toledo Army Museum
Toledo
Toledo, Castile-La Mancha
Toledo

Horse-drawn carriage carrying General Prim during the terrorist attack in which he lost his life on 27 December 1870.

Four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage used by General Prim for his everyday transport. On 27 December 1870, in this carriage, General Prim suffered the terrorist attack in which he lost his life. The carriage still has the bullet holes made by the two groups of men armed with blunderbusses, with which they fired on the vehicle from both sides.

Details of the work

Origin
Paris

Object
Carriage

Dimensions
350 cm x 200 cm; height = 200 cm

Technique
Carved; painted; wrought ironwork; cast-iron; tanned; upholstered

Material
Wood; ivory; glass; bronze; iron; leather; silk

  

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