Henry Ford Driving the Quadricycle near Cass Park in Detroit, 1896

Summary

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

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1896

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.O.3541

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in

Width: 3 in

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