Second Annual Show of Automobiles, Madison Square Garden, New York, November 1901

Summary

The New York Auto Show of 1900 is generally considered the first major auto show staged in the United States. This program is from the following year's event. Automobiles were expensive luxuries at this time. The auto show was a place for affluent New Yorkers to see the latest automotive innovations -- and be seen by others.

The New York Auto Show of 1900 is generally considered the first major auto show staged in the United States. This program is from the following year's event. Automobiles were expensive luxuries at this time. The auto show was a place for affluent New Yorkers to see the latest automotive innovations -- and be seen by others.

Artifact

Program (Document)

Date Made

1901

Subject Date

02 November 1901-09 November 1901

Creators

Automobile Club of America 

Place of Creation

United States, New York, New York 

Creator Notes

Commissioned by Automobile Club of America. Printed by Press of the American Automobile, 141-148 West 24th St.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

86.185.20

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Henry Austin Clark, Jr.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9.188 in

Width: 7.875 in

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