Tail Light, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz


This is the tail light assembly for the 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz. The Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz was a top-of-the-line convertible that epitomized the tailfin era of automobile design. Cadillac introduced its fin styling in the 1940s, and its popularity grew over the next few decades. The distinctive twin-bullet tail light assembly braced into the rear of the fins of the Eldorado.

Date Made: 1959

See more items in: Work and Industry: Transportation, Road, American Enterprise, Transportation

Exhibition: American Enterprise

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2015.3088.01Catalog Number: 2015.3088.01Nonaccession Number: 2015.3088

Object Name: tail light housing

Physical Description: chrome finish (overall color)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall each: 15 in x 7 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 38.1 cm x 19.05 cm x 29.21 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-02d0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1695367

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