Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
ca. 1865
Medium 
Wood, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 91.4 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Wooden cane with tapered shaft, metal handle in shape of cannon, and metal ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Ronald K. Brown
Object Number 
1943.166
Gallery Label 
According to accession records, this cane is supposed to have been made of wood and metal salvaged from the "Merrimac" or the "Monitor."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group