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Advertising cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.129
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Wood, fabric, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (87 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
Description: 
Mickey Mouse.
Gallery Label: 
The cane is an original piece of Disney memorabilia from 1939. The handle, a carved head of the original design of Mickey Mouse, was sold to promote the cartoon movies. This cane was produced at the peak of Mickey Mouse's popularity, right before Snow White was to change the history of American movies and for animation.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group