Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.122
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (93.3 x 3.8 x 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Plaza Hotel doorknob.
Gallery Label: 
When the Plaza Hotel was remodeled into apartments, many of the original artifacts were sold, including the brass door handles with Plaza insignia. Vancouver yacht maker and cane carver Ivan Wilson was commissioned to create a cane using the door knob as the handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group