Summer Palace Road of the 'Roads of the Pacific' Exhibit, California Pacific International Exposition, San Diego, California, 1935

Summary

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of famous roads. This section representing China's ancient Summer Palace Road contributed to the immersive "Roads of the Pacific" experience.

"Roads of the Pacific" was part of the Ford Exhibit, the most popular attraction at the 1935 California Pacific International Exposition. Visitors rode in brand new Ford V-8s over 14 reproductions of famous roads. This section representing China's ancient Summer Palace Road contributed to the immersive "Roads of the Pacific" experience.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1935

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.232.240

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 240 information sign: Summer Palace Road Peiping to Western Hills About 1708 A.D. Stone China

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