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Created by:
General Motors Corporation, founded 1908  Search this
Owned by:
Chuck Berry, American, 1926 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
steel, chrome, glass, rubber, plastic
Dimensions:
Overall with Weight: 53 x 83 x 236 in., 5400 lb. (134.6 x 210.8 x 599.4 cm, 2449.4 kg)
Type:
convertibles
Date:
1973
Caption:
The car is part of Berry’s personal fleet of Cadillacs and was driven during the filming of Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll, a 1987 documentary that chronicles two 1986 concerts.
Description:
A red Cadillac Eldorado, model year 1973, owned and driven by Chuck Berry.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Identity  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donation of Charles E. Berry
Object number:
2011.137.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Transportation Vehicles
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a6683f1f-09b0-4f26-82f4-6354aeb134dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.137.1