Scrapbook by Edsel Ford on Automobile Design, 1911-1925

Summary

Given his father's obsession, it is no surprise that Edsel Ford was passionate about cars. While Henry Ford focused on the mechanical side of the automobile, Edsel Ford admired the aesthetics of automotive styling. This scrapbook features some of the designs that caught the younger Ford's eye. Elegant European marques like Hispano-Suiza and Rolls-Royce fill its pages.

Given his father's obsession, it is no surprise that Edsel Ford was passionate about cars. While Henry Ford focused on the mechanical side of the automobile, Edsel Ford admired the aesthetics of automotive styling. This scrapbook features some of the designs that caught the younger Ford's eye. Elegant European marques like Hispano-Suiza and Rolls-Royce fill its pages.

Artifact

Scrapbook

Date Made

1911-1925

Subject Date

1911-1925

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.660.1

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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