The first thing we are going to do before entering fully into the definition of the term carriage is to know its etymological origin. In this case we can determine that it is a word that derives from the Provencal "cariatge", which was used to refer to a vehicle mounted on wheels and equipped with an iron or metal frame.
Of course that Provencal term comes, in turn, from Latin. Exactly of “carrus”, which can be translated as “vehicle with wheels”.
A carriage is a vehicle which has an iron or wood frame installed on wheels.
From this meaning, it follows that there are many types of carriages. Is called car to the carriage that has two wheels and rods that serve as hook to the shot. In cars, its frame is a frame with ropes to support the load.
The four-wheeled carriages that are pulled by animals and that have a box with a seat for at least two people are called car . If the car is very wide, has an outstanding ornamentation and is pulled by horses, it is called float .
In ancient times, carriages were a widely used means of transport. Currently, instead, these are pieces of collection which are only used in the context of certain ceremonies or as a tourist attraction.
He elm , he ash tree , he black poplar and the Holm oak they are some of the most used woods in the building of carriages. This wooden structure is linked to elastic springs They serve as suspension.
As for the wheels of the carriages, they have a piece (the Cube ) where the rays come from, which enter a circle formed by the pineapples . This circumference is reinforced with a hoop (the tire ).
In addition to all of the above, it is worth knowing other features about the carriage, among which we can highlight the following:
-It is considered that his invention is between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
-The first carriage known in the Iberian Peninsula dates from 1546, although other theories determine that the first was the one raised by Carlos V, Carlos Pubest, brought with him in 1554.
-During history the carriage has been used, among other things, as a messaging system vehicle. Thus, it is established that in the nineteenth century, specifically in the year 1825, a service of this type was launched in Paris that responded to the name of Omnibus.
-In Seville there is one of the best exhibition centers on this type of vehicles that occupy us. We are referring to the Carriage Museum, which was launched in 1999 and has a wide variety of carriages such as coupe gala models or mail coach, among many others.
"The carriage" on the other hand it was the Title of a forty-four episode soap opera that aired on Mexican TV during 1972 . Set in the Mexico of the XIX century , "The carriage" had the performances of José Carlos Ruiz , Maria Elena Marquis and Carlos Monden .