William Henry Taft Political Campaign Cane

Unknown Maker, American, 20th century

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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

2016.36.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

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

Provenance

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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