Portrait of Henry Ford, 1913

Summary

Henry Ford was near the peak of his manufacturing creativity when this portrait was made in 1913. The Model T, his car for the masses, was a tremendous sales success. The moving assembly line, which allowed Ford to build cars in unprecedented numbers, was being implemented. The Five Dollar Day, which revolutionized worker pay, was just on the horizon.

Henry Ford was near the peak of his manufacturing creativity when this portrait was made in 1913. The Model T, his car for the masses, was a tremendous sales success. The moving assembly line, which allowed Ford to build cars in unprecedented numbers, was being implemented. The Five Dollar Day, which revolutionized worker pay, was just on the horizon.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1913

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

00.1334.193

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 9.25 in

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