Henry Ford, Edsel Ford, Henry Leland, and Wilfred Leland at Acquisition of Lincoln Motor Company by Ford Motor Company, 1922

Summary

Edsel Ford persuaded his father Henry to purchase the ailing Lincoln Motor Company in 1922. The two are pictured here in a Lincoln office with founder Henry Leland and his son Wilfred. Behind them, decorations pay homage to Leland's inspiration and company namesake, Abraham Lincoln. Under new ownership, Lincoln became one of America's top-selling luxury brands.

Edsel Ford persuaded his father Henry to purchase the ailing Lincoln Motor Company in 1922. The two are pictured here in a Lincoln office with founder Henry Leland and his son Wilfred. Behind them, decorations pay homage to Leland's inspiration and company namesake, Abraham Lincoln. Under new ownership, Lincoln became one of America's top-selling luxury brands.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4 in

Width: 5.25 in

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