Replica of Henry Ford's 1896 Quadricycle

Summary

Henry Ford continued to refine his Quadricycle in the months after June 1896, when the little car made its first trial run. By October of that year, Ford added a wood box around the car's two-cylinder gasoline engine. George DeAngelis built this reproduction of the Quadricycle in 1991. It replicates the car in its October 1896 configuration.

Henry Ford continued to refine his Quadricycle in the months after June 1896, when the little car made its first trial run. By October of that year, Ford added a wood box around the car's two-cylinder gasoline engine. George DeAngelis built this reproduction of the Quadricycle in 1991. It replicates the car in its October 1896 configuration.

Artifact

Quadricycle

Date Made

1991

Subject Date

1896

Creators

DeAngelis, George, 1920-2014 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, South Lyon 

Creator Notes

Replica made by George DeAngelis.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

91.296.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Purchased with funds provided by the Ford Motor Company Fund.

Material

Metal
Cloth

Dimensions

Width: 77 in

Height: 47 in

Length: 40 in

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