Autocar Type XX Victoria Convertible Automobile Used as a Taxicab, 1909

Summary

Founded in Pittsburgh in 1897, the Autocar Company built automobiles until 1911, when it changed over to building heavy-duty trucks. Autocar's Type XX automobile was suitable for commercial use in taxicab service. This example is seen outfitted as a taxi in 1909. Autocar was acquired by White Motor Company in 1953.

Founded in Pittsburgh in 1897, the Autocar Company built automobiles until 1911, when it changed over to building heavy-duty trucks. Autocar's Type XX automobile was suitable for commercial use in taxicab service. This example is seen outfitted as a taxi in 1909. Autocar was acquired by White Motor Company in 1953.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1909

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.424.110

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: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

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