Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1884
Medium 
Bamboo, pewter
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 x 3 1/2 x 1 in. ( 88.9 x 8.9 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Bamboo campaign cane with cast pewter plumed knight's head handle; painted inscription on shaft.
Credit Line 
Gift of Hugo V. Sass and Alfred F. Sass
Object Number 
1944.126a
Marks 
cast: on handle: "BLAINE LOGAN" painted: on shaft: "BLAINE AND LOGAN/ 1884"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this cane was carried in a campaign parade for James Gillepsie Blaine and John Alexander Logan during the 1884 Presidential campaign.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group