Henry Ford Driving His Quadricycle in Detroit, Michigan, 1896

Summary

This photograph shows Henry Ford, age 33, with his first gasoline-powered vehicle in October of 1896. He built the Quadricycle with help from some friends in a shed behind a house he and his wife, Clara, rented.

This photograph shows Henry Ford, age 33, with his first gasoline-powered vehicle in October of 1896. He built the Quadricycle with help from some friends in a shed behind a house he and his wife, Clara, rented.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

October 1896

Creators

Livesey, John H. 

Creator Notes

Originally photographed by John H. Livesey.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.833.89114

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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