Scrapbook by Edsel Ford on Automobile Design, 1911-1925

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Object ID: 64.167.660.1
Creator: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943 
Inclusive Dates: 1911-1925
Height: 14in
Width: 2.75in
Length: 10.375in

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Item Location: Benson Ford Research Center

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

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Scrapbook by Edsel Ford on Automobile Design, 1911-1925

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Scrapbook by Edsel Ford on Automobile Design, 1911-1925

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Artifact

Scrapbook

Date Made

1911-1925

Summary

Given his father's obsession, it is no surprise that Edsel Ford was passionate about cars. While Henry Ford focused on the mechanical side of the automobile, Edsel Ford admired the aesthetics of automotive styling. This scrapbook features some of the designs that caught the younger Ford's eye. Elegant European marques like Hispano-Suiza and Rolls-Royce fill its pages.

Object ID

64.167.660.1

Credit

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

Location

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

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Scrapbook by Edsel Ford on Automobile Design, 1911-1925

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