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Dymaxion Car for Henry Kaiser, Longitudinal Section

A side-view section drawing of a bulbous dome-shaped car showing its internal mechanics, a steering wheel in two positions.A side-view section drawing of a bulbous dome-shaped car showing its internal mechanics, a steering wheel in two positions.

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  • A side-view section drawing of a bulbous dome-shaped car showing its internal mechanics, a steering wheel in two positions.A side-view section drawing of a bulbous dome-shaped car showing its internal mechanics, a steering wheel in two positions.

Date:

c. 1943

Artist:

Richard Buckminster Fuller
American, 1895-1983

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Title

Dymaxion Car for Henry Kaiser, Longitudinal Section

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

1938–1948

Medium

Black ink on tracing paper

Dimensions

83.4 × 92.3 cm (32 13/16 × 36 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Through prior gift of Carson Pirie Scott and Company and the Three Oaks Wrecking Company

Reference Number

1991.150

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