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Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.81
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Painted wood, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 4 in. (90.8 x 4.4 x 10.2 cm)
Description: 
Chicago Century of Progress Expostion, end of prohibition with stickers.
Gallery Label: 
In 1933, Chicago held an exposition which celebrated the city's centennial and its "Century of Progress." A large number of canes were produced for this exhibition. This cane celebrated the end of prohibition and was made in several colors. The handle of the cane depicts a keg, with a glass directly below ready to hold the alcoholic beverage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group