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Walking Stick (cane)


TitleWalking Stick (cane)
Artist/MakerUnidentified
Date1862
MediumEbony wood, gold, brass
Dimensions h. 35.50 Diameter: 1.5 in. ( h. 90.2 Diameter: 3.8 cm)
Credit LineU.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number79.00029.000


  • Object Description
  • On December 25, 1862, Assistant Doorkeeper Isaac Bassett's fellow employees presented him with this walking stick.
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
  • Inscription (head): Presented to Isaac Bassett / Assistant Doorkeeper / U.S. Senate by his Fellow Employees / Dec. 25th 1862