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Catalog Number PALM 00919
Artist Dueber, Jeanne
Artist Role Sculptor
Title Carpetbagger Guest (Louisville Hotel)
Description Carved wooden walking stick, stained. From the base up to approximately 28.5" is a vine that swirls around the main shaft of the walking stick eight times in equal intervals. Atop that is a triangular shape that extends up 5.25" on which a man appears to be walking while holding a carpetbag in his left hand. Etched in the front of the carpetbag is "First Class". The man is wearing a top hat and smoking a pipe.
Provenance Used to create the molds on the tree guards representing the Louisville Hotel at 600 West Main Street in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dimensions H-46 W-5.5 inches
Material Wood/Varnish/Glue/Stain
Medium Wood
Technique Carving
Location Metro Development Center, 444 S. Fifth Street, Sixth Floor, by appointment