Design Drawing by John Najjar for the 1939 Lincoln Zephyr Cabriolet

Summary

John Najjar (1918-2011) spent 37 years in Ford Motor Company's design department. He played a prominent role in styling the 1957 and 1958 Lincolns, the 1961 Lincoln Continental, and the 1961 Ford Thunderbird. Najjar also supervised the design of the 1962 Mustang I concept car, and headed interior design on the 1965 Ford Mustang production car.

John Najjar (1918-2011) spent 37 years in Ford Motor Company's design department. He played a prominent role in styling the 1957 and 1958 Lincolns, the 1961 Lincoln Continental, and the 1961 Ford Thunderbird. Najjar also supervised the design of the 1962 Mustang I concept car, and headed interior design on the 1965 Ford Mustang production car.

Artifact

Design drawing

Date Made

1938

Subject Date

1939

Creators

Najjar, John, 1918-2011 

Ford Motor Company 

Creator Notes

By John Najjar for Ford Motor Company.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

87.1.16.5

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of John Najjar.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard
Mat board

Technique

Watercolor painting (Technique)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 15 in

Width: 28 in

Inscriptions

Signature on lower right corner: Najjar

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