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Baton

Object Number: 
2002.1.1530
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
16 x 1 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This wood baton has an elaborate metal cut-out encircling the center. It reads "1789/ Centennia[l] Marshal/ 1889" with a plaque that reads "Civic and Industrial Parade/ May 1, 1889/ Nathaniel McKay/ Division", surrounded by flourishes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group