Official Company Portrait of Henry Ford, 1933

Summary

After the introduction of the Ford V-8 in 1932, Henry Ford became less active in Ford Motor Company's day-to-day business. He devoted more time to outside interests like Greenfield Village and his Edison Institute museum, the traditional fiddle music and folk dances of his youth, and philanthropic activities like his support of Berry College in rural Georgia.

After the introduction of the Ford V-8 in 1932, Henry Ford became less active in Ford Motor Company's day-to-day business. He devoted more time to outside interests like Greenfield Village and his Edison Institute museum, the traditional fiddle music and folk dances of his youth, and philanthropic activities like his support of Berry College in rural Georgia.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1933

Creators

Ebling, George, 1886-1955 

Creator Notes

Originally photographed by George Ebling.

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.O.4982

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 in

Width: 7 in

Inscriptions

Signature on front of print: Henry Ford

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