Riker Electric Vehicles Sales Catalog, 1900

Summary

The Riker Electric Vehicle Company, formed by inventor Andrew Riker, became known for producing electric touring cars and commercial trucks. This catalog from 1900 shows the company's line of electric vehicles. Riker later developed internal-combustion engines for the Locomobile Company of America.

The Riker Electric Vehicle Company, formed by inventor Andrew Riker, became known for producing electric touring cars and commercial trucks. This catalog from 1900 shows the company's line of electric vehicles. Riker later developed internal-combustion engines for the Locomobile Company of America.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1900

Subject Date

1900

Creators

Riker Electric Vehicle Company 

Place of Creation

United States, New Jersey, Elizabeth, Elizabethport 

Creator Notes

Made for the Riker Electric Vehicle Company, Elizabethport, New Jersey.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

92.150.9387

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Family of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.25 in

Width: 10.25 in

Depth: 0.125 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: RIKER / ELECTRIC / VEHICLES

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