Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1790-1840
Medium 
Wood, brass, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 88.3 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Brass cane with tapering shaft and wood veneer; telescope encased within.
Credit Line 
Gift of John Austin Stevens
Object Number 
1910.28
Marks 
engraved: top of cane: "Ebenezer Stevens/ John A. Stevens" engraved: on telescope: "Bradford/ 136 Minuries/ London"
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cane was used by the donor's grandfather, General Ebenezer Stevens (1751-1823).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group