Circa 1916 Color Rendering of a Ward Motor Vehicle Company Electric Car Design
(Automobile History - Electric Car)

New York: Ward Motor Vehicle Company, 1916. F A snappy-looking simple electric vehicle design in fine pen and ink and hand-colored in blue, yellow and heightened in white; chain-driven, steering 'bar' instead of wheel, open top, plush interior visible; side and front views; bottom third of drawing with pencil details of parts; approx. 13" x 18 1/2" size; on 'onionskin' engineering linen-paper; old fold lines; some rubbing-away of surface at bottom, corners, fold lines; fraying towards edges; still in good condition, colors bright and very well-accomplished; not signed or credited and with good provenance, from the family of the founder of the Ward M.V. Co., which specialized in electric vehicles and eventually trucks, in the first part of the 20th century; interesting automotive ephemeral material & electric car history. Good Paperback (Item ID: 21599)


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