Dupont camp auto (LOC)

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Dupont camp auto

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo shows a Stoddard-Dayton camping car built for engineer and politician Thomas Coleman du Pont (1863-1930). Du Pont used the vehicle during his supervision of the construction of the DuPont Highway through the state of Delaware. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09542

Call Number: LC-B2- 2261-9


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4 Responses to Dupont camp auto (LOC)

  1. Musebrarian says:

    This is custom built Stoddard-Dayton camping car built for T.Coleman DuPont (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._Coleman_du_Pont) for his use in constructing the DuPont Highway through the state of Delaware.

    A full description of car is included in this NYT article published August 27, 1911.
    query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9B01E3DE163CE6…

  2. Musebrarian says:

    More on Stoddard-Dayton autos
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoddard-Dayton

  3. Old Dennis says:

    The more things change the more they stay the same http://www.cabelas.com/cabelas/en/templates/pod/horizontal-pod.j...

  4. presquilien says:

    genial but do not forget to remove the tent before starting robertbonnin - View my 'vue20fois' photos on Flickriver