Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.99
Date: 
2003
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (95.3 x 4.4 x 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Golden Spike, transcontinental railroad.
Gallery Label: 
After Lou Grumet acquired a number of antique canes depicting iconic New York places and people, he commissioned Vancouver yacht maker and cane carver Ivan Wilson to create a cane representing the golden spike driven into the rails for the First Transcontinental Railroad. The cane is shaped as a spike and colored gold.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group