“Arkansas Traveler” long cane

Cane, Long

Accession Number: 2007.33.51

Description: Wooden long cane, enameled white, shaft tapers from 3/4 to 1/2"; straight handle wrapped in russet immitation leather, rawhide strap runs from pommel to bottom of grip; spring-loaded 1/4" steel tip secured in friction-fit aluminum ferule.

Height: 50

Width: 2

Maker: Abramas

Place of Origin: Batesville, Arkansas

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

History/Provenance: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Credit Line: Gift of Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Subjects: Blindness Rehabilitation Orientation & Mobility Canes for the blind

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: Abramas

Material: Wood, leather, synthetic leather, steel, aluminum

Updated: 04/29/2014