National Geographic : 1934 Jul
©Publishers' Photo Service OX, MULE, OR GASOLINE POWER? TAKE YOUR CHOICE AT THIS TAXI STAND The curious, canopied "Madeira sleigh" was born of an early English resident's necessity. The wife of an officer could notride horseback. Totravel by palanquin or hammock made her ill. So the husband built seats on a bullock-drawn sledge and thus started a styleintransportation which still survives (seeColor Plate III and text, page 82).