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Letter carrier with horse and wagon

circa. 1900

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

A uniformed city letter carrier in a horse-drawn gig. This type of wagon was most commonly used by rural letter carriers. However in this instance, the employee, wearing badge #5, is a city free delivery carrier. The carrier's name and location are unidentified in the photograph.

Photographer: Unknown

National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection

Museum ID: A.2009-51

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Details

  • Title: Letter carrier with horse and wagon
  • Date Created: circa. 1900
  • Medium: paper; photo-emulsion

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