How Lizzy Bennet Traveled: The Anatomy of a Regency Era Post-Chaise

How Lizzy Bennet Traveled: The Anatomy of a Regency Era Post-Chaise

Before trains came into wide usage for long-distance travel in the mid-1800s, people relied on carriages and horses. A popular traveling carriage was called a post-chaise. Jane Austen’s works also refer to this carriage as a “chaise and four” meaning...

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