Cane in case: ...supervisors cane... Havermeyer
Wood, metal ,gold, textile, leather
Overall: 36 x 3 3/4 x 7/8 in. ( 91.4 x 9.5 x 2.2 cm )
inscription: on paper label inside case: "ST. RAYMOND'S FAIR, West Chester, October 1878"
Presentation cane composed of a tapered wooden shaft and a gold L-shaped handle. Cane is housed in original leather case with gilded bands, metal hinges and green satin lining.
According to accession records, the cane belonged to Frederic C. Havemeyer (1807-1891), Supervisor of the Town of Westchester and resident of Throg's Neck, Bronx, New York.
Gift of Mr. Charles H. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.