National Coach Museum

The Collection


Coach of Prince Francisco

Ceremonial vehicle, belonging to Prince Francisco, Duke of Beja, son of King Pedro II and Queen Maria Sofia of Neuberger, his second wife.

Coach of Prince Francisco
1
The body is closed with glass windows.
2
The panels contain decorative paintings representing the seasons of the year.
3
The shield of the Portuguese Coat of Arms with a ducal crown and the insignia of Casa do Infantado are displayed on the doors and lower side panel.
4
The interior is upholstered in polychrome silk with gold, floral decorations.
5
The leather straps are lined in crimson silk velvet with gold silver trim.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • French
  • Inv
  • V 0015
  • Dimensions
  • 652 x 196 x 296 cm

1 – The body is closed with glass windows.

2 – The panels contain decorative paintings representing the seasons of the year.

3 – The shield of the Portuguese Coat of Arms with a ducal crown and the insignia of Casa do Infantado are displayed on the doors and lower side panel.

4 – The interior is upholstered in polychrome silk with gold, floral decorations.

5 – The leather straps are lined in crimson silk velvet with gold silver trim.

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