Taillight, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

Taillight, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

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This is the taillight 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 taillight assembly braced into the rear of the fins of the Eldorado.
Object Name
light
taillight
Physical Description
plastic (overal material)
red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 3 in; 15.24 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
2015.3079.01
catalog number
2015.3079.01
nonaccession number
2015.3079
Credit Line
Gift of Kathleen Franz
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Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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