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Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
ca. 1876
Wood, brass
Overall: 36 x 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (91.4 x 1.9 x 4.4 cm)
Cannon with stanhope (optical device) of Independence Hall, Liberty bell.
Gallery Label: 
The 1876 Centennial celebration spawned a number of commemorative canes. The brass handle of the cane depicts the Liberty Bell surmounted by a cannon. Cannon canes were quite popular following the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group