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Concept Car

Image for Concept Car
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Description
Design for a red automobile with chrome accents shown in three-quarter frontal view. Curvilinear bulging body with round projecting headlights at the front above a rounded rectangular metal grill. Silver hubcaps at each of the tires, a chrome accent bordering each of the wheel wells. Behind the front left tire, decorative chrome element pointing towards the front of the car and continuing to the car's rear. Red dagmars extend beyond the rear tire, a large red fin with chrome underside above.
Designer
Glen Winterscheidt, American, b. 1929
Office of
General Motors, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date
ca. 1957
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of Paul Herzan and from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Medium
Airbrush and ink on illustration board
Type
transportation
Object Name
Drawing
Type
Drawing
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Accession Number
2017-18-20
made in
Michigan, USA