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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Chief Master Carl Maxie Brashear, American, 1931 - 2006  Search this
Medium:
wood, synthetic material, varnish, metal, porcelain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36 3/4 × 3 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (93.3 × 9.5 × 6 cm)
Type:
canes
Date:
after 1966
Description:
A cane, or walking stick, used by Carl Brashear. The body of the cane is alternating black and brown in color, with a shiny surface. The middle portion of the cane is twisted, creating a twirling appearance. The handle of the cane is white, and resembles a door knob. At the bottom of the cane, there is a white stopper. There is a gold tag with text etched into it, reading: [BILL COPELIN / SONORA. KY / '97] circling around the cane, close to the top, underneath the white knob handle.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Health  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Brashear Foundation
Object number:
2014.66.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Personal Effects and Items
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd504537097-ecef-4945-9619-bf840e3690c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.66.6