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Souvenir cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.79
Date: 
ca. 1904
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in. (85.7 x 2.9 x 2.9 cm)
Description: 
The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis World's Fair.
Gallery Label: 
A number of antique canes in the Grumet collection are souvenirs from World's Fairs. This cane is from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. The exposition commemorated the centennial of Napoleon Bonaparte's sale of the Louisiana Territory to the United States.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group