Souvenir cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.83
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Wood, fabric, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 1 x 5 1/4 in. (90.8 x 2.5 x 13.3 cm)
Description: 
1939 World's Fair, with map insert.
Gallery Label: 
A number of antique canes in the Grumet collection are souvenirs from World's Fairs. This cane is one of many created for the New York World's Fair in 1939. Inside the stick of the cane there is a map of the fair grounds that can be pulled out for easy access.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group