Eleanor Ford and Edsel Ford on the Day of Ford's Purchase of Lincoln Motor Company, February 4, 1922

Summary

Ford Motor Company purchased the struggling Lincoln Motor Company from founder Henry Leland in 1922. Lincoln became a professional haven for Edsel Ford. His father, Henry Ford, never fully relinquished control of Ford Motor despite appointing Edsel president in 1919. But at Lincoln, the younger Ford was free to develop stylish and successful cars like the Zephyr and the Continental.

Ford Motor Company purchased the struggling Lincoln Motor Company from founder Henry Leland in 1922. Lincoln became a professional haven for Edsel Ford. His father, Henry Ford, never fully relinquished control of Ford Motor despite appointing Edsel president in 1919. But at Lincoln, the younger Ford was free to develop stylish and successful cars like the Zephyr and the Continental.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10 in

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