Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.77
Date: 
ca. 1889
Medium: 
Painted wood, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (87 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm)
Description: 
Exposition Universelle, Paris, Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame.
Gallery Label: 
The Paris Exposition of 1889, celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution, featured the Eiffel Tower and set the stage for a series of world's fairs that followed. The brass cap handle of this souvenir cane highlighted several Paris landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Arc de Triomphe.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group