Panoramic View of Seal Harbor, Maine, 1927

Summary

In 1922, Edsel Ford purchased property in Seal Harbor, Maine and began building his family's summer home. Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr., a fellow resident of the area, wrote congratulating Edsel on his selection -- the property offered the Fords splendid scenic views of the Maine coast. The letter initiated a friendship between the two that led to partnerships on various charitable causes.

In 1922, Edsel Ford purchased property in Seal Harbor, Maine and began building his family's summer home. Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr., a fellow resident of the area, wrote congratulating Edsel on his selection -- the property offered the Fords splendid scenic views of the Maine coast. The letter initiated a friendship between the two that led to partnerships on various charitable causes.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1927

Creators

Theall, H. I. 

Collection Title

General Photographs Series 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.72648

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Brown

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 8 in

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