Timken-Detroit Axle Company Ink Blotter, Christmas Gift to Henry Ford, 1920-1940

Summary

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. Timken-Detroit Axle Company, like many other automotive suppliers, benefitted from the ascent of Ford Motor Company and saw their own growth and profits soar as a result. This small gift, give to the leader of the company, acknowledged this phenomenon.

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. Timken-Detroit Axle Company, like many other automotive suppliers, benefitted from the ascent of Ford Motor Company and saw their own growth and profits soar as a result. This small gift, give to the leader of the company, acknowledged this phenomenon.

Artifact

Blotter (Writing equipment)

Date Made

1920-1940

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

51.32.79

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Celluloid (Cellulosic)

Dimensions

Height: 1.125 in

Width: 1.625 in

Length: 9.625 in

Inscriptions

SIGNATURE BLOTTER FOR HENRY FORD THE TIMKEN-DETROIT AXLE COMPANY

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