Nighttime Lighting Rehearsal at Henry Ford Museum for Light's Golden Jubilee, Dearborn, Michigan, October 18, 1929

Summary

Henry Ford hosted the Light's Golden Jubilee to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incandescent electric lamp and officially dedicate the Edison Institute of Technology (Ford's village and museum in Dearborn, Michigan) to his dear friend, Thomas Edison. This photograph shows a nighttime lighting rehearsal in preparation for the gala on October 21, 1929.

Henry Ford hosted the Light's Golden Jubilee to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incandescent electric lamp and officially dedicate the Edison Institute of Technology (Ford's village and museum in Dearborn, Michigan) to his dear friend, Thomas Edison. This photograph shows a nighttime lighting rehearsal in preparation for the gala on October 21, 1929.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

18 October 1929

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.188.1234

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 11 in

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