Ford Motor Company Fiftieth Anniversary Calendar by Norman Rockwell, 1953

Summary

Henry Ford II, president of Ford Motor Company, commissioned a calendar from the celebrated American illustrator Norman Rockwell to commemorate the company's 50th anniversary in 1953. Ford offered a small version, described as a home calendar (seen here), and a larger community calendar. The home calendar featured six Rockwell images and a cover page with an image of the three Fords who served as company President.

Henry Ford II, president of Ford Motor Company, commissioned a calendar from the celebrated American illustrator Norman Rockwell to commemorate the company's 50th anniversary in 1953. Ford offered a small version, described as a home calendar (seen here), and a larger community calendar. The home calendar featured six Rockwell images and a cover page with an image of the three Fords who served as company President.

Artifact

Calendar

Date Made

1952-1953

Subject Date

1953

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1334.509.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Metal

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 15.25 in

Width: 10 in

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