Group Standing with Quadricycle, Ford Exhibition Building, Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1934

Summary

Chicago's 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition used the theme of progress to encourage optimism during the depression. Ford Motor Company's popular exhibition at the fair included the century room, where fairgoers found a nineteenth-century machine shop, a replica of Henry Ford's first workshop, and the Quadricyle -- the original Ford automobile.

Chicago's 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition used the theme of progress to encourage optimism during the depression. Ford Motor Company's popular exhibition at the fair included the century room, where fairgoers found a nineteenth-century machine shop, a replica of Henry Ford's first workshop, and the Quadricyle -- the original Ford automobile.

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-283-W-F

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