Lorraine-Detrich Automobile Driven by Arthur Duray at the Vanderbilt Cup Race, Long Island, New York, 1906

Summary

This is car #18 - a Lorraine-Dietrich driven for France by Arthur Duray - during the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup race. Duray took third place, but another French car secured the country's third consecutive Vanderbilt Cup. During the race, excited crowds flooded the course and one spectator was killed. The Vanderbilt Cup road race was suspended for 1907.

This is car #18 - a Lorraine-Dietrich driven for France by Arthur Duray - during the 1906 Vanderbilt Cup race. Duray took third place, but another French car secured the country's third consecutive Vanderbilt Cup. During the race, excited crowds flooded the course and one spectator was killed. The Vanderbilt Cup road race was suspended for 1907.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

22 September 1906 - 06 October 1906

Subject Date

22 September 1906 - 06 October 1906

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

92.1.1774.605.18.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.625 in

Width: 9.75 in

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