In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Portrait of an Unidentified Woman
Oil on canvas
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Overall: 35 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (90.2 x 3.8 x 4.4 cm)
Grover Cleveland was the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms. He won the popular vote three times in a row, but lost the Electoral College to Benjamin Harrison in 1888. This cane with a pewter handle depicting a portrait bust of the candidate represents a typical campaign cane of the era.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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