Pub & Shop Signs
The Hansom Cab
Hanging pub sign of The Hansom Cab at Market Street, York, England.
Now don't think this is just a fancy name. No it is named after what you can see painted on this sign: the hansom cab is a horse-drawn carriage designed and patented in 1834 by Joseph Hansom, an architect from York.
Picture added on 31 July 2010 at 21:20