Wood, probably malacca; brass
Overall: 36 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 92.4 x 3.8 cm )
Wood cane with tapered shaft, knob handle, two eyelets, brass band and brass ferrule.
Gift of Samuel W. Francis
According to accession records this cane was originally owned by Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and descended as follows: Benjamin Franklin Bache (1790), Naphtali Philips of New York, Dr. John W. Francis.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.