1904 Locomobile Gasolene Touring Cars

Summary

Locomobile promoted its "gasolene" touring cars in this 1904 sales catalog. The company began in 1899 by building steam-powered cars. And Andrew L. Riker, who designed this Locomobile, was known for creating electric-powered vehicles. This catalog provided buyers with the information and assurances of the Locomobile's quality.

Locomobile promoted its "gasolene" touring cars in this 1904 sales catalog. The company began in 1899 by building steam-powered cars. And Andrew L. Riker, who designed this Locomobile, was known for creating electric-powered vehicles. This catalog provided buyers with the information and assurances of the Locomobile's quality.

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1904

Subject Date

1904

Creators

Isaac H. Blanchard Co. 

Locomobile Company of America 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Made for the Locomobile Company of America, engraved and printed by Isaac H. Blanchard Co., New York, New York.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

70.60.10

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Engraving (Printing process)
Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 6 in.

Width: 9.5 in.

Inscriptions

Cover: Locomobile / GASOLENE / TOURING CARS Title page: Locomobile / GASOLENE TOURING CARS / MANUFACTURED BY / The Locomobile Company of America / BRIDGEPORT, CONN.

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