Presentation Drawing of Furniture for Fair Lane Estate, 1922-1924

Summary

Sidney Houghton was a London based interior designer, who met Henry Ford during World War I. Houghton worked on Ford's "Eagle Boats," supplied to the U.S. and British Navies. Following the War, Ford commissioned Houghton to create a variety of interiors. Houghton submitted this rendering to Clara Ford for the interiors of Fair Lane, the Ford Estate in Dearborn, Michigan.

Sidney Houghton was a London based interior designer, who met Henry Ford during World War I. Houghton worked on Ford's "Eagle Boats," supplied to the U.S. and British Navies. Following the War, Ford commissioned Houghton to create a variety of interiors. Houghton submitted this rendering to Clara Ford for the interiors of Fair Lane, the Ford Estate in Dearborn, Michigan.

Artifact

Drawing (Visual work)

Date Made

1922-1924

Collection Title

Fair Lane Papers Subgroup 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.1.573

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Tissue paper

Technique

Drawing (Image-making)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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