Commemorative cane

Object Number: 
ca. 1876
Painted wood, pewter
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 x 3 1/2 in. (92.1 x 2.5 x 8.9 cm)
Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, Independence Hall and Lady Liberty.
Gallery Label: 
A number of canes were created to celebrate the 1876 Centennial. The handle of this cane is a silver souvenir from 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. It depicts Lady Liberty on one side and a Revolutionary soldier on the other, with Independence Hall shown on both sides. The images on the cane mirrored the official poster of the Exhibition.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group