Mr Stephen Loft-Simson in a chairman's livery

Book Available 2017/18

Statistics of surviving chairs by country of manufactureContaining:

       Advertisements of pre-owned sedan chairs in British newspapers

       Percentage of surviving English Sedan Chairs per decade of manufacture

       Percentage of surviving French Sedans (Chaises à Porteurs) per decade of manufacture

       Percentage of surviving Italian Sedans (Portantina) per decade of manufacture

30% -

20% -

10% -

0% -

 
 
 
 

before 1710

 
 
 
 

1710s

 
 
 
 

1720s

 
 
 
 

1730s

 
 
 
 

1740s

 
 
 
 

1750s

 
 
 
 

1760s

 
 
 
 

1770s

 
 
 
 

1780s

 
 
 
 

1790s

 
 
 
 

1800s

 
 
 
 

1810s

 
 
 
 

1820s

 
 
 
 

1830s

 
 
 
 

after 1840

Seven Year War

American War of Independence

French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars