Cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.109
Date: 
ca. 1930
Medium: 
Painted wood, Ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/2 x 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (90.2 x 1.3 x 2.9 cm)
Description: 
JImmy Walker signed cane.
Gallery Label: 
New York City Mayor Jimmy Walker, known as Beau James, was one of the more colorful mayors in the city's history. He was driven from office by an investigation commission appointed by Governor Franklin Roosevelt. Walker was a frequent visitor to Broadway and speakeasies. This ebony and ivory cane was signed by the Mayor and was probably given out during visits to friends or supporters.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group