Red Cadillac Eldorado owned by Chuck Berry

  • -thumbnail 1
  • -thumbnail 2
  • -thumbnail 3
  • -thumbnail 4
Caption
The car is part of Berry’s personal fleet of Cadillacs and was driven during the filming of Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll, a 1987 documentary that chronicles two 1986 concerts.
Description
A red Cadillac Eldorado, model year 1973, owned and driven by Chuck Berry.
See more items in
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Transportation Vehicles
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
1973
Object number
2011.137.1
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donation of Charles E. Berry
Created by
General Motors Corporation, founded 1908
Owned by
Chuck Berry, American, 1926 - 2017
Topic
African American
Identity
Musicians
Rock and roll (Music)
Transportation
Medium
steel, chrome, glass, rubber, plastic
Dimensions
Overall with Weight: 53 x 83 x 236 in., 5400 lb. (134.6 x 210.8 x 599.4 cm, 2449.4 kg)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
convertibles