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Title Newspaper article on and photographs of Samuel Eliot's compressed-air "Cricket" car
Collection Samuel Eliot Automobile/Aviation Collection
Object Name Documents
Scope & Content (6) small (varying sizes) B&W photographs of Samuel Eliot's compressed-air "Cricket" car labeled as follows on the back:
1.Cricket I, in Chestnut Hill, MA, Samuel Eliot;
2.Engine of Cricket I;
3.Cricket;
4.Cricket II, Front View, Air driven;
5.Sam's engine & trial chassis, March 1932, Compressed air engine, 2 tanks under frame;
6.[no label but shows front view of 1932 Cricket]

(1) newspaper clipping on the Cricket car, from the 08/14/1932 Boston Herald, "AUTO DRIVEN BY COMPRESSED AIR". Includes photograph of Samuel Eliot beside the car. (1) photocopy of same article.
Accession# 1991G1016.1
Object ID 1991G1016.1.9
Date 1932
Year Range from 1932
Year Range to 1938