Front Room in Wright Home at Its Original Site, Dayton, Ohio, about 1897-1898

Summary

Before moving the Wright Home from Dayton, Ohio, to Greenfield Village in 1937, Henry Ford's agents found and took detailed photographs of the building's interior. These photos helped the team to reassemble the structure in Dearborn. Orville Wright also assisted to ensure the reconstruction's accuracy.

Before moving the Wright Home from Dayton, Ohio, to Greenfield Village in 1937, Henry Ford's agents found and took detailed photographs of the building's interior. These photos helped the team to reassemble the structure in Dearborn. Orville Wright also assisted to ensure the reconstruction's accuracy.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1897-1898

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.1332

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 4.000 in

Width: 5.000 in

Inscriptions

on back: Front Room 7 Hawthorne about 1897-8

Wright Home

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