Album of Documents Concerning Henry Ford's Violin Collection, 1921-1951

Summary

An amateur fiddler, Henry Ford had a special passion for the violin. This wealthy industrialist could choose from among the finest. In the 1920s, Ford purchased several classical violins through the Wurlitzer Company's violin department. In this album are the certificates of authenticity provided by the company, identifying each violin's maker, describing its construction, and listing previous owners, if known.

An amateur fiddler, Henry Ford had a special passion for the violin. This wealthy industrialist could choose from among the finest. In the 1920s, Ford purchased several classical violins through the Wurlitzer Company's violin department. In this album are the certificates of authenticity provided by the company, identifying each violin's maker, describing its construction, and listing previous owners, if known.

Artifact

Album

Subject Date

1921-1951

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Henry Ford Office Papers 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

64.167.285.32

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Typewriting
Printing (Process)

Color

Red

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