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Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.53
Date: 
2009
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (92.7 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm)
Description: 
Ronald Reagan.
Gallery Label: 
After Lou Grumet collected a number of antique canes of iconic historic American political figures, he commissioned Baltimore carver Pat Harris to make a figural cane of former President Ronald Reagan for the Grumet cane collection. The cane has a carved and painted head of Reagan. Reagan was Governor of California and longtime spokesman for conservative causes when he became president. He was the oldest man to be elected president, and he is often credited with ending the cold war with the Soviet Union. He also dramatically changed our tax and regulatory policies.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group