Category: 1922

Early Drive By Banking District National Bank Washington DC – 1924

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The photo below from the Shorpy Photo Archive was used to create the artwork for a line drawn advertisement for the District National Bank, Dupont branch Washington DC

(You buy this print in high-res from Shorpy here

Considering the age of the photo the quality is amazing, the car with what appears to be a greeter for the bank is a Lincoln Coupe from around 1922 and the car behind is a Locomobile of around the same vintage.

The tagline is “Drive Your Car To The Door” pretty advanced for the time!

 

A Video History of the Lincoln Automobile – Mac’s Motor City Garage

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The Lincoln Motor Company (also known simply as Lincoln) is a division of the U.S.-based Ford Motor Company that sells luxury vehicles under the Lincoln brand. Founded in 1917 by Henry M. Leland, Lincoln has been a subsidiary of Ford since 1922.

Look back at the history of Lincoln via this video

Lincoln Continental