1910 Baker Electrics Advertisement, "The Aristocrats of Motordom"

Summary

This 1910 advertisement praised the Baker Motor Vehicle Company's electric cars as the "Aristocrats of Motordom." The ad touted the advantages of Baker electrics. Their vehicles were simple to use, reliable, safe, clean, and elegantly styled -- qualities apparently desired by many well-to-do customers.

This 1910 advertisement praised the Baker Motor Vehicle Company's electric cars as the "Aristocrats of Motordom." The ad touted the advantages of Baker electrics. Their vehicles were simple to use, reliable, safe, clean, and elegantly styled -- qualities apparently desired by many well-to-do customers.

Artifact

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Date Made

21 April 1910

Subject Date

1910

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.657.38

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 9 in

Inscriptions

Text reads in part: The constant increase in the speed and mileage of Electric motor cars has reached its 1910 maximum in the new Bevel / Gear Shaft Drive Baker Electric Runabout. Refinements in construction have brought the radius of this car to the / point where its dependability upon a charging station has ceased to be a limitation. It will meet every reasonable demand / of the average motorist /.../ It will run an entire season w/o so much as soiling your hands ....

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