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Walking sticks: M0083

Title

Thomas King's bamboo cane

Technique

Mixed media

Subject

Character

Sir Peter Teazle : The School for Scandal

Dimensions

Height: 89cm
Width: 3.5cm
Depth: 3.5cm

Other materials

Bamboo cane, horn tip, blue and white porcelain knob, with silver gilt band

Inscription/signature

"Joseph Jefferson from Henry Irving 7 May 1896 / This cane belonged to Thomas King, the original Sir Peter Teazle, and was used by him in that character at the Drury Lane Theater 8th May 1777" (inscr: on gilt band)

Provenance

Thomas King; passed to George Arliss, by whom presented to the Garrick Club by George Arliss, 1946

Other number

Gift 637(1)

This cane belonged to Thomas King, the original Sir Peter Teazle, and was used by him in that character at the Drury Lane Theater 8th May 1777.
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