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Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1949.249
Date: 
ca. 1842
Medium: 
Wood, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 1 1/4 in. ( 83.8 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Engraved: on second plaque: "by Abraham Powell April 7th 1842" Engraved: on first plaque: "Presented to Commodore Charles Stewart" Engraved: on third plaque [missing] Engraved: on fourth plaque: "and the cane a piece of her prize the CYANE"
Description: 
Tapering wooden cane with eyelet and engraved silver plaques
Gallery Label: 
The cane was made from a part of the frigate CYANE which was captured by the British frigate CONSTITUTION on February 20, 1815 during the War of 1812.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Francis Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group