The Henry Luce III Center for the Study of American Culture will be closed for renovations from August 31, 2014 through December 2016. Please check back in the fall for details of our exciting new galleries and installations.
Museum Collection Highlights
Mrs. Charles A. Lamb (1829-1893)
Oil on millboard
Artist/Maker:Cornelia A. Fassett
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Overall: 37 3/4 x 2 x 3 1/2 in. (95.9 x 5.1 x 8.9 cm)
GOP political cane.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Cane carver George Huggins was commissioned by Grumet to create a cane commemorating Republican campaign activities. The handle of the wooden cane is shaped to resemble the head of an elephant, and past election campaign logos decorate the sides.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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