John Burroughs and Henry Ford Sawing Down a Tree, Fort Myers, Florida, 1914

Summary

Henry Ford read and admired the works of John Burroughs. In the early 1910s, Ford sought out the internationally known naturalist and writer. The two bonded over their love of birds and nature and became friends. Ford and Burroughs often visited each another and went on extended vacations with family and other acquaintances.

Henry Ford read and admired the works of John Burroughs. In the early 1910s, Ford sought out the internationally known naturalist and writer. The two bonded over their love of birds and nature and became friends. Ford and Burroughs often visited each another and went on extended vacations with family and other acquaintances.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.75 in

Inscriptions

Back of postcard has standard postcard markings. ink stamp on back reads: FOTOGRAF BY F.W. HUNT, FT. MYERS FLA.

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