Early electric vehicle posters
Promotional material from the USA shows a thriving EV scene at the end of the 19th
and beginning of the 20th
A Baker Electrics advertisement from Harper's Magazine.
Baker Electric, from their 14th year.
Baker Electric, using shaft drive through a rear axle differential from a centrally mounted motor.
Baker Electric for the discerning driver.
The Detroit Electric Car. The type of present anyone would appreciate!
A Bailey Electric advertisement featuring the names of their corporate customers.
Bailey Electric Roadster; 100 miles on one charge at 20mph!
Some interesting pieces in the 'Automobile Trade Journal.'
The Babcock Electric Carriage Company. No false modesty here!
Detroit Electric models.
Colombia Victoria Mk XII.
Baker Electrics in common with the other EV manufacturers went out of their way to attract the female motorist.
National Runabout, 1901.
Wagenhals 'electric delivery car,' with not good sight lines for the driver.
Baker Electrics singing the praises of their 1910 models.
The Latest and Best in Electric Motor Car Construction. And it could be yours for $2,000.00.
Baker Electrics, the aristocrat of EVs.
Baker Electrics - the company wasn't afraid to say just how expensive their vehicles were!
A Baker Electric advertisement from 'Country Life in America' 15 May 1911. The company pioneered shaft drive for electric vehicles finding it far superior to belts or chains.
Baker Electrics Catalogue