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Campaign cane

Campaign cane
Campaign cane
Title
Campaign cane
Date 
ca. 1904
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (90.8 x 3.8 x 11.4 cm)
Description 
Alton Parker
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.31
Gallery Label 
The presidential campaign of 1904 was an all-New York contest. The Republicans ran the incumbent Theodore Roosevelt, and the Democrats ran Alton Parker, the Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals. This wooden cane, with Parker's likeness carved in wood, was made for his supporters. It was purchased by Grumet in a London cane shop.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group