Mrs. Joan Newton Cuneo, First Glidden Tour, 1905

Summary

Women as well as men competed in early automobile races and competitions. One of the more famous racers was Joan Newton Cuneo of New York, shown in this photograph. She competed in a number of racing events including several Glidden Tours. Cuneo garnered several wins in the first decade of the twentieth century.

Women as well as men competed in early automobile races and competitions. One of the more famous racers was Joan Newton Cuneo of New York, shown in this photograph. She competed in a number of racing events including several Glidden Tours. Cuneo garnered several wins in the first decade of the twentieth century.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1905

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.1774.X.11

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 6.25 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten in pencil on back of image: Mrs. Joan Newton Cuneo / famous woman / driver in first / Glidden Tour / 1905

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