: ' London cabs'
Today we have a guest post from Heather Tweed which first appeared on the Public Domain Review site, under the title Mrs Giacometti Prodgers, the Cabman’s Nemesis. Here Heather Tweed explores the story of Mrs Giacometti Prodgers [...]
A taxi-cab driver at the inquest that the vehicle was incapable of travelling in excess of 4½ miles-an-hour and the jury returned a verdict of accidental death, the coroner optimistically opining that he hoped “such a [...]
This week we compare and contrast cabs, fares, cabbies and their customers in 1862 with today with its multiplicity of private hire options, phone bookings and apps. Life in Victorian London was conducted at a much [...]