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Cane Collection

"Cane: A Timeless Symbol of Power, Healing, and Style" From biblical times to the 17th century plague doctors, the cane has played a significant role in history

Background imageCane Collection: Plague doctor, 17th century artwork

Plague doctor, 17th century artwork
Plague doctor. 17th century artwork titled Doktor Schnabel von Rom (Beak Doctor from Rome). The text is in Latin. The costumes bronze mask contained aromatic herbs and reduced exposure to bad air

Background imageCane Collection: Jesus Healing The Sick

Jesus Healing The Sick
Colorized print shows Jesus as he heals a sick child held in the arms of a woman as others, in varying degrees of distress, await their turn

Background imageCane Collection: JEREMY BRETT (1935-1995). English actor. As Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1988

JEREMY BRETT (1935-1995). English actor. As Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1988

Background imageCane Collection: Hercule Poirot

Hercule Poirot
HERCULE POIROT the Belgian detective, hero of many of Christies books

Background imageCane Collection: Cast iron Victorian walking stick stand

Cast iron Victorian walking stick stand

Background imageCane Collection: CHARLIE CHAPLIN (1889-1977). Charles Spencer Chaplin. English film actor and comedian

CHARLIE CHAPLIN (1889-1977). Charles Spencer Chaplin. English film actor and comedian. Photograph, early 20th century

Background imageCane Collection: Old Sea Dogs

Old Sea Dogs
Artist: Titcomb, William Holt Yates - Title: Old Sea Dogs - Date: 1891 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 157.5 x 121.9

Background imageCane Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
CHARLIE CHAPLIN (Sir Charles Spencer) English comedian and actor

Background imageCane Collection: Vintage painting of Frederick the Great of Prussia

Vintage painting of Frederick the Great of Prussia
Vintage painting of Frederick the Great. Frederick II was the King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786. Original painted by Wilhelm Camphausen, 1870

Background imageCane Collection: Portrait photograph of a young Winston Churchill

Portrait photograph of a young Winston Churchill in a top hat, smart jacket and cane. Date: C. 1920

Background imageCane Collection: WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892). American poet. Photographed in 1881

WALT WHITMAN (1819-1892). American poet. Photographed in 1881

Background imageCane Collection: Jamaica - Harvesting the Sugar Cane Crop

Jamaica - Harvesting the Sugar Cane Crop on a large Estate Date: circa 1910s

Background imageCane Collection: Whitsun walk in Abertillery, South Wales

Whitsun walk in Abertillery, South Wales. c.1938

Background imageCane Collection: Silhouette of barmaid and customer in a pub

Silhouette of barmaid and customer in a pub
The best drink is the last drink -- scene at 10pm in The Crown, Harrogate, with a barmaid, a customer and his dog

Background imageCane Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
The movie legend Charlie Chaplin in classic pose

Background imageCane Collection: Holmes Lashed Furiously, 1892. Artist: Sidney E Paget

Holmes Lashed Furiously, 1892. Artist: Sidney E Paget
Holmes Lashed Furiously, 1892. Illustration from The Adventure of the Speckled Band by Arthur Conan Doyle. From The Strand Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly - Vol. III

Background imageCane Collection: Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin
Pioneer film comedian Charlie Chaplin

Background imageCane Collection: Edwardian Walkers

Edwardian Walkers
WALKING Six young Edwardian men in shirtsleeves, two with walking canes, out for a walk in the countryside

Background imageCane Collection: Masai, Amboseli National Park, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Masai, Amboseli National Park, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Background imageCane Collection: James Gordon Bennett Jr

James Gordon Bennett Jr
JAMES GORDON BENNETT (JUNIOR) American editor : established New York Evening Telegram, sent Stanley to find Livingstone and financed various other expeditions

Background imageCane Collection: Stick engraved with a Buddha, Dakshin Kali, Nepal, Asia

Stick engraved with a Buddha, Dakshin Kali, Nepal, Asia

Background imageCane Collection: Advert for Oetzmann & Co. Victorian furniture 1890

Advert for Oetzmann & Co. Victorian furniture 1890
Variety of Victorian household items. 1890

Background imageCane Collection: Picture No. 12479955

Picture No. 12479955
Polar Bear, wearing Christmas hat and holding Date:

Background imageCane Collection: Flo Dixie - impersonating a male army officer

Flo Dixie - impersonating a male army officer
Flo Dixie, Music Hall Performer - impersonating a male army officer. Known as the bantam male impersonator'. Dressed as an army officer with cane, monocle and cigar. Signed card.. Date: circa 1921

Background imageCane Collection: Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy

Strip tease card game - Theatre suit - Play Boy. A game which features characters involved in performing (and subsequently prosecuting and defending) a striptease

Background imageCane Collection: Winston Churchill and daughter, Mary Soames 1943

Winston Churchill and daughter, Mary Soames 1943
Winston Churchill and his daughter, Mary Soames in 1943. Churchill was on his way to receive the Freedom of the City of London. Mary is in ATS uniform. Date: 1943

Background imageCane Collection: Standing African woman in traditional Somalian clothing pounding grain in a clay pot using a

Standing African woman in traditional Somalian clothing pounding grain in a clay pot using a stick, front view

Background imageCane Collection: Sugarcane plants in Mauritius, Africa

Sugarcane plants in Mauritius, Africa

Background imageCane Collection: JAMES DOUGLAS (1358-1388). 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar

JAMES DOUGLAS (1358-1388). 2nd Earl of Douglas and Mar. Scottish statesman. The death of Douglas at the Battle of Otterburn. Oil on canvas by Charles Landseer (1799-1879)

Background imageCane Collection: British Kitsch Art Deco Christmas Card, Carol Singing Chicks

British Kitsch Art Deco Christmas Card, Carol Singing Chicks. Date: circa 1925

Background imageCane Collection: (1874-1965). Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. English statesman and writer

(1874-1965). Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. English statesman and writer
WINSTON CHURCHILL (1874-1965). Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. English statesman and writer. Prime Minister Churchill inspecting bomb damage in the Battersea area of London, England

Background imageCane Collection: Silhouette of two men drinking beer

Silhouette of two men drinking beer
The First Drink of the Day -- silhouette of two men drinking beer, probably in a pub

Background imageCane Collection: ADOLFO BEST-MAUGARD (1891-1965). Mexican artist. Oil on canvas by Diego Rivera, 1913

ADOLFO BEST-MAUGARD (1891-1965). Mexican artist. Oil on canvas by Diego Rivera, 1913

Background imageCane Collection: The Rocky Twins with top hat and canes, late 1920s

The Rocky Twins with top hat and canes, late 1920s Date: late 1920s

Background imageCane Collection: A group of three transvestites

A group of three transvestites
Three transvestite ladies in suits and smart hats stand arm-in-arm

Background imageCane Collection: Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus for Saving Lives from Shipwr

Board of Trade Rocket Apparatus for Saving Lives from Shipwr
Engraving showing Board of Trade equipment for use to help shipwrecked sailors, 1886. The items are (from left to right, top to bottom)

Background imageCane Collection: The Red Coat by Lewis Baumer

The Red Coat by Lewis Baumer
Portrait by Lewis Baumer showing an elegant, stylish young woman wearing a red coat, with scarf, cloche hat and walking cane

Background imageCane Collection: Cossack Trousers 1820

Cossack Trousers 1820
Furry top hat, cut-away coat with long narrow tails, fawn colour cossack trousers, red under-waiscoat, shawl waistcoat, fob ribbon, watch seals & chain & tie-pin

Background imageCane Collection: The Belgian Model - Herbert Wilson Foster

The Belgian Model - Herbert Wilson Foster

Background imageCane Collection: Admiral the Honourable John Byron ( ) (1723-1786)

Admiral the Honourable John Byron ( ) (1723-1786)
Artist: Reynolds, Joshua - Title: Admiral the Honourable John Byron ( ) (1723-1786) - Date: 1748 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 123.5 x 98

Background imageCane Collection: Man & Quizzing Glass

Man & Quizzing Glass
Blue cravat, tartan under- waistcoat, D-B waistcoat with pointed front, grey woollen pantaloons, brown frock coat: gigot sleeves, black lining, roll collar & lapels

Background imageCane Collection: Nankeen Trousers 1818

Nankeen Trousers 1818
Pink striped waistcoat, blue tight fitting double-breasted coat with hip pocket, velvet collar, narrow tails & padded shoulders & top hat, nankeen trousers & black pumps

Background imageCane Collection: Chesterfield Coat 1913

Chesterfield Coat 1913
A gentleman in formal day dress wears the New Chester or Chesterfield overcoat with velvet collar & fly-front. A silver topped cane is tucked under his arm

Background imageCane Collection: Peaky Blinders 'Alfie'

Peaky Blinders "Alfie"
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Background imageCane Collection: Loading sugar cane in a field, Cuba

Loading sugar cane in a field, Cuba. Date: circa 1910

Background imageCane Collection: The Cunard Liner RMS Mauretania - The Entrance Hall

The Cunard Liner RMS Mauretania - The Entrance Hall Date: 1922

Background imageCane Collection: Thistle flower fairy, Carduus nutans

Thistle flower fairy, Carduus nutans.. Handcolored steel engraving by C. Geoffrois after an illustration by Jean Ignace Isidore Grandville from Les Fleurs Animees, Flower Fairies, Paris

Background imageCane Collection: Hawkstone Hounds

Hawkstone Hounds
circa 1905: The Hawkstone Otter Hounds search for their quarry near a tree trunk in the river. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)



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"Cane: A Timeless Symbol of Power, Healing, and Style" From biblical times to the 17th century plague doctors, the cane has played a significant role in history. Just like Jesus healing the sick with his miraculous touch, the cane has been a source of support and aid for those in need. In artworks from different eras, such as Jeremy Brett's portrayal of Sherlock Holmes or Charlie Chaplin's iconic comedic performances, we see how canes have become synonymous with characters who exude confidence and intelligence. Not limited to fictional characters alone, historical figures like Hercule Poirot and Frederick the Great of Prussia were often depicted holding their trusty canes. These elegant accessories not only added an air of sophistication but also served practical purposes. The cast iron Victorian walking stick stand stands as a testament to how canes were cherished possessions that deserved proper display. They were more than just tools; they became symbols of status and refinement. For old sea dogs navigating treacherous waters or gentlemen strolling through city streets, canes provided stability on uncertain terrain. Even Winston Churchill himself was captured in a portrait photograph proudly gripping his cane—a symbol of resilience during challenging times. But it wasn't just men who embraced this fashion statement; women too found empowerment through their stylish canes. In silhouette paintings depicting barmaids serving customers at pubs or during Whitsun walks in Abertillery, South Wales – these ladies wielded their canes with grace and charm. Whether used for medical support or as an accessory reflecting one's personality and taste, the cane remains an enduring symbol throughout history. It represents strength in times of weakness while adding elegance to any ensemble—truly embodying both function and fashion across generations.