NFB long cane

Cane, Long

Accession Number: 2007.33.59

Description: Ivory fiberglass long cane, tapers from 1/2" dia below grip to 5/16" dia at tip; straight handle with transparent plastic grip, label under grip in blue, "NFB/SECURITY/EQUALITY/OPPORTUNITY"; white-metal bead chain wrist loop; white plastic pommel cap; panhead screw in tip of cane secures nickel plated slip-on steel glide tip with black rubber ferule.

Height: 57.25

Maker: National Federation of the Blind

Place of Origin: Baltimore, MD

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: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

Material: Fiberglass, rubber, steel, plastic

Exhibit Label: Cane, Long

Updated: 04/29/2014