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Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.5
Date: 
2004
Medium: 
Wood, faux bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (94.6 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm)
Description: 
Alexander Hamilton.
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 commemorates Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury and developer of America's financial system. Done in faux bronze, the cane references the many statues of Hamilton, a native of New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group