Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John Neal (1793-1876), an arts critic and author from Portland, owned the wood walking stick with a brass tip and gold decorative knob at the top that is inscribed "John Neal Portland, Me."
It also has a leather cord threaded through a gold-lined hole near the top.
About This Item
- Title: John Neal walking stick, Portland, 1850
- Creation Date: circa 1850
- Subject Date: circa 1850
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Wood, gold, leather, metal, brass
- Dimensions: 34.8 cm x 1.2 cm
- Local Code: 2004.133.001
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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