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1903 Cadillac Advertisement, "The Cadillac Up the Steps of the National Capitol"

Cadillac Motor Car Company and Harper & Brothers1903

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

Early automakers sometimes staged elaborate demonstrations of their vehicles' abilities, both to reassure hesitant customers and to generate publicity. If headlines were the goal, then the more outlandish the stunt the better. Cadillac proved the power and prowess in of its 1903 runabout by driving one up the steps of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

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  • Title: 1903 Cadillac Advertisement, "The Cadillac Up the Steps of the National Capitol"
  • Creator: Cadillac Motor Car Company, Harper & Brothers
  • Date Created: 1903
  • Subject Keywords: Cadillac Motor Car Company, Automobiles, Cadillac automobile, Stunt driving, Cars, Advertisements, Tear sheets
  • Type: Documents
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Advertisement
  • Object ID: 87.14.17.2
  • Invention: Automobile
  • Image ID: THF207548
  • Field: Transportation
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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