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Catalog Number PALM 00905
Artist Lewis, Erma "Junior"
Artist Role Wood-carver
Title Man & Woman Holding Hat & Baggage (St. Charles Hotel)
Description Carved walking stick painted burnt sienna with ten padlocks carved into the shaft. The shaft curves from front to back by 4" in depth. At the top of the main shaft of the stick is a man with a beard carrying a suitcase in his left hand and a top hat in his right hand. The man is sitting on a bench. Seated next to him is a woman with a handbag wearing a thick shawl.
Provenance Used to create the molds on the tree guards representing the St. Charles Hotel at 626-628 West Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dimensions H-48 W-6.5 inches
Material Wood
Medium Wood
Technique Carving
Location Metro Development Center, 444 S. Fifth Street, Sixth Floor, by appointment