Map of the Borough of Manhattan of the City of New York, showing relation between the distribution of foreign stock and negro population with the dissemination of communist and socialist propaganda during the summer of 1932
black and color ink on paper, backed with cloth
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Overall: 37 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (94.6 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm)
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.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
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