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Tail Light, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

Tail Light, 1959 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz

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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.
Object Name
tail light housing
date made
1959
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
ID Number
2015.3088.01
catalog number
2015.3088.01
nonaccession number
2015.3088
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American Enterprise
Transportation
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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