Advertising cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.132
Date: 
ca. 1950's
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (92.1 x 8.3 x 12.1 cm)
Description: 
Bazooka Gum avdertisement.
Gallery Label: 
The Bazooka Chewing Gum Company was established in Brooklyn after World War II. This cane with a curved handle was an advertising piece for the company, and the lettering on the side of the cane was done in the company's official colors. The Company also used comic strips as part of their advertising campaign.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group