National Coach Museum

The Collection


Sedan Chair of Madalena

Belonged to the church of Madalena, in Lisbon, it was used to transport the ill.

Sedan Chair of Madalena
1
The body is for one passenger.
2
It is made of wood and inset wicker.
3
The hood folds back.
4
The words “Freg. da Magdalena” are inscribed in gold letters.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 19th
  • Vehicle
  • transport
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • MC.MEI.TRA.0004
  • Dimensions
  • 168 x 74 x180 cm

1 – The body is for one passenger.

2 – It is made of wood and inset wicker.

3 – The hood folds back.

4 – The words “Freg. da Magdalena” are inscribed in gold letters.

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