Program, "The Automobile Salon," New York City, 1920

Summary

Unlike conventional auto shows aimed at mass-market customers, smaller salon-style shows catered to an exclusive and wealthy clientele. The best American makes, like Duesenberg, Packard and Pierce-Arrow, were featured alongside superb European marques like Delage, Panhard, Renault and Rolls-Royce. Salons typically were held in posh hotels rather than raucous convention centers.

Unlike conventional auto shows aimed at mass-market customers, smaller salon-style shows catered to an exclusive and wealthy clientele. The best American makes, like Duesenberg, Packard and Pierce-Arrow, were featured alongside superb European marques like Delage, Panhard, Renault and Rolls-Royce. Salons typically were held in posh hotels rather than raucous convention centers.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

1920

Subject Date

1920

Creators

M.B. Brown & Co. 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Printed by M.B. Brown & Co., New York, New York

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.185.25

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 9 in

Width: 6 in

Inscriptions

Text on cover: THE AUTOMOBILE SALON / HOTEL COMMODORE / NEW YORK / NOVEMBER 14 to 20, 1920

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