Portrait of Edsel Ford, 1929


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

Edsel Ford, the only child of Henry and Clara Ford, was president of Ford Motor Company from 1919 to 1943. Among his important contributions to the company were his management of the Rouge plant's construction, his championing of the Model A, and his direction in styling Lincoln automobiles. Ford's philanthropic efforts included significant gifts to the Detroit Institute of Arts.


  • Title: Portrait of Edsel Ford, 1929
  • Date: 1929
  • Subject Keywords: Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943, Ford Motor Company, Automobile industry executives, Photographic prints, Photographs, Studio portraits
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Photographic print
  • Object ID: P.833.84845
  • Image ID: THF37626
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

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