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Advertising cane

Advertising cane
Advertising cane
Advertising cane
Title
Advertising cane
Date 
2000
Medium 
Painted steel, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 3/4 x 2 x 2 in. (90.8 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm)
Description 
Planter's Mr. Peanut 1950s insert logo.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.131
Gallery Label 
Mr. Peanut became the official logo for the Planter's Peanut Company in 1916. He eventually came to symbolize the entire peanut industry, and remains today one of the most widely recognized icons in advertising history. For decades, the logo was one of the featured icons of Atlantic City. The cane with his image was sold as a popular nostalgia piece, and was especially popular in the South.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group