Orange Johnson's Walking Stick

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Orange Johnson's Walking Stick from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Orange Johnson's Walking Stick. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Orange Johnson's Walking Stick is realia. Its dimensions are 1.375 in. x 36 in..

It was created around 1850-1876.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This walking stick belonged to Orange Johnson (b. February 7, 1790 - d. November 28, 1876), Worthington comb maker and entrepreneur who later became a successful manufacturer and banker.
Walking sticks or canes were a popular article of apparel from the 17th through early 20th century. A well made stick of expensive materials alerted all who saw the bearer that the person had means and status. Johnson's stick has an ebony shaft, with a gold floral engraved head.

It features the person Orange Johnson, 1790-1876.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0384_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 13, 2001. It was last updated October 13, 2017.