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han suhm

  • n  a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers

  • Based on an actual 1889 Paris murder, it offers a long, luxuriant plunge into the gaslit fin-de-siecle world, a time of clip-clopping hansom cabs, plush interiors, swan-necked .
  • Guy Wiggins, 78, rearguard landscape painter and National Academician, whose gay limning of snowstorms and hansom cabs held its charmespecially as a favorite of Sunday Painter .
  • A year ago there were ten hansom cabs in London.
News & Articles

  • Victory Temple to hold Men’s Conference
    Victory Temple Church will hold their Men’s Conference August 28 - 30, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speakers are as follows: Wednesday - Pastor Amos Hansom of God’s Holy Tabernacle in Twin City; Thursday - Pastor Joel Davis of Willow Springs Baptist Church in Twin City; and Friday, Prophet Me
    Aug. 26, 2013 - The Swainsboro Forest-Blade
  • Elderly woman unhurt after driving into Oakland house, sparking fire
    An elderly woman drove her car into home in the Oakland Hills Wednesday afternoon, sparking a garage fire, a fire battalion chief said. Crews responded to reports of a car into a house in the 8100 block of Hansom Drive around noon, a fire dispatcher said. Oakland fire Battalion Chief James Bowron said a woman in her late 80s was driving when she lost control of her car and plowed through the ...
    Aug. 21, 2013 - KTVU
  • Sleazy pedicab drivers use horse-carriage ruse to lure tourists
    They’re promising horse rides — but delivering horse manure. Sleazy pedicab drivers are scamming gullible tourists near Central Park with a bait-and-switch scheme in which they try to force their marks into the back of their bicycle rickshaws after first offering romantic hansom-cab rides. The pedal-powered flimflammers can be seen...
    Aug. 21, 2013 - New York Post

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