Diorama Featuring Henry Ford and Ford Automobile, 1935

Summary

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. Ford Bryant, in his book Henry's Attic, stated that many of these Ford-in-a-Bottles were sent to his estate, Fair Lane, over the years. One of the more poignant examples noted the address of the sender as "Poorhouse, Parkersburg, West Virginia".

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. Ford Bryant, in his book Henry's Attic, stated that many of these Ford-in-a-Bottles were sent to his estate, Fair Lane, over the years. One of the more poignant examples noted the address of the sender as "Poorhouse, Parkersburg, West Virginia".

Artifact

Diorama

Date Made

1935

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1510.4.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. From the Estate of Henry and Clara Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)
Paper (Fiber product)
Textile

Dimensions

Height: 12 in

Width: 5.5 in

Length: 7 in

Inscriptions

tag: Ford Homestead

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