William Henry Taft Political Campaign Cane

Unknown Maker, American, 20th century


about 1908

Photomechanical portrait of Taft in circular knob handle, string wrapped over metal shaft Printed within image: WM. H. TAFT / FOR PRESIDENT

Overall: 33 1/4 × 1 5/8 in. (84.5 × 4.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane


Decorative Arts

Not on view


Numbered, in felt tip ink, on sticker around base of shaft printed “BUYER’S NUMBER”: 70


Collected by Judith D. and Charles H. Hood (1929-2016), Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to present collection, 2016.

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