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Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.10
Date: 
ca. 1880's
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (85.7 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)
Description: 
Abraham Lincoln.
Gallery Label: 
Abraham Lincoln was a popular subject for canes in the late 1800s. This particular cane features a brass head in his likeness.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group