Edsel Ford, Henry Ford, and G. A. Davidson with a Ford Building Model for the 1935 California-Pacific Exposition

Summary

Ford Motor Company was the major exhibitor at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego. The Ford Building, created by industrial design pioneer Walter Dorwin Teague, resembled two engaged gears and towered above more traditional exposition structures. Here Henry and Edsel Ford show off a model of the building to exposition chairman, G. Aubrey Davidson.

Ford Motor Company was the major exhibitor at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego. The Ford Building, created by industrial design pioneer Walter Dorwin Teague, resembled two engaged gears and towered above more traditional exposition structures. Here Henry and Edsel Ford show off a model of the building to exposition chairman, G. Aubrey Davidson.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11.25 in

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