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Wood (possibly mahogany)
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Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (92.1 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)
Brooklyn Bridge centennial cane .
This cane is a 1983 souvenir of the Centennial celebration for the Brooklyn Bridge. The Grumet cane collection also contains a cane from the original celebration of the Bridge's opening day. The pewter handle of the cane is a replica of the handle from the original cane.
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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