Visiting the 'Roads of the Pacific,' California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego, 1935

Summary

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Most visitors to the experience rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of historic and modern roadways. These men are walking near a representation of California's historic El Camino Real (The Royal Road).

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Most visitors to the experience rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of historic and modern roadways. These men are walking near a representation of California's historic El Camino Real (The Royal Road).

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1935

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.232.65

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

verso: R 48 informational sign: El Camino Real Mission San Luis Rey 37 Mission San Diego de Alcala 10 Auto Club of So. Cal.

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