State Landau

A Tuck’s postcard featuring a photo of a State Landau carriage at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace.

From Wikipedia:

The Royal Mews contains several different types of landau: seven State Landaus are in regular use (dating from between 1838 & 1872), plus five Semi-state Landaus. As well as being slightly plainer in ornamentation, the Semi-state Landaus are distinguished from the State Landaus in that they are postilion-driven, rather than driven from the box. (It may be noted that a coachman on a box-seat rather obscures the passengers in a landau from public view; for this reason, even when others are riding in State Landaus, The Queen tends to ride in one of the Semi-state versions so as to be clearly seen.)

State Landau
State Landau
State Landau
State Landau
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