Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.3
Date: 
2003
Medium: 
Wood, paint, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (95.9 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Benjamin Franklin.
Gallery Label: 
Cane collector Lou Grumet acquired a number of antique canes related to iconic American leaders, and then broadened his collection by commissioning Baltimore carver Pat Harris to create figural canes of additional American icons. This cane, carved out of wood and painted, is a depiction of Benjamin Franklin, complete with his iconic wire framed glasses.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group