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Proposed design for a police wagon

American
early 20th century


Dimensions

Overall: 49.8 x 81.5 x 2.5 cm (19 5/8 x 32 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2016.727

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink

Not On View

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Proposed POLICE wagon./Horse Power, 45-50. 6 cylinders./Wheelbase, 144 inches./Total length, 16 feet./Shaft drive./Rear wheels, 34 x 5./Front wheels, 34 x 4 1/2/Selective transmission, three speeds./Scale 1 inch, 1 ft./Electric ligted [sic]./Design of E. C. Shumard./The SPECIAL MOTOR VEHICLE CO./Cin, O.

Signed

E.C. Shumard, Special Motor Vehicle Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

Provenance

Before 2015, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2016, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf