Overall: 22 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 57.5 x 3.2 cm )
Wooden nightstick with straight baton slightly rounded at the top and turned handle; the handle is slightly swollen at the center and is flanked by bands of ribbing; the bottom of the handle has an acorn shaped decoration.
The donor's father found this nightstick after a riot in Brooklyn in the early 1880s.
Gift of Mr. Louis C. Wills
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