German Snow Sledges Photos

Bavarian royal courts created elaborately decorated horse-drawn single-person sledges for festive winter races.

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Carved horse-drawn snow sledge with lion theme from Bavaria at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of carved horse-drawn racing snow sleds or ladies carousels at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Unicorn theme at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Pelican theme at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Carved horse-drawn snow sledge with lion theme (c1680) from Bavaria at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Collection of carved horse-drawn racing snow sleds or ladies carousels (17th & 18thC) at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Unicorn (c1700) theme at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Pelican (c1700) theme at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.
Horse-drawn snow sledge carved with lions & roses from Austria at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Indian & other themes at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Lion sleigh prob. from Bavaria used for festive events at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Bavarian sleigh used by Prince Adalbert at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.
Horse-drawn snow sledge carved with lions & roses (c1700) from Austria at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.Carved horse-drawn racing snow sled with Indian (c1723) & other themes at Coburg Castle. Coburg, Germany.Lion sleigh (c1780) prob. from Bavaria used for festive events at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Bavarian sleigh (c1870) used by Prince Adalbert at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.
Bavarian sleigh used by Prince Adalbert at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Collection of carved horse-drawn snow sledges at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.

Bavarian sleigh (c1870) used by Prince Adalbert at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY.Collection of carved horse-drawn snow sledges at German Hunting & Fishing Museum. Munich, Germany.


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