Painting on Turtle Shell, Presented to Henry Ford, 1933

Summary

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. According to the creator of this unique gift, he was inspired by the ". . . warm spot I have in my heart for Ford's product. I am a satisfied Ford user."

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. According to the creator of this unique gift, he was inspired by the ". . . warm spot I have in my heart for Ford's product. I am a satisfied Ford user."

Artifact

Painting (Visual work)

Date Made

1933

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

33.93.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Joseph Gallettini.

Material

Shell (Animal material)
Paint (Coating)

Dimensions

Height: 21 in

Width: 6 in

Length: 23 in

Inscriptions

The Road of Success 1893 1933 Ford

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