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Object Name: Driving whip with wall mount
Date: 1880-1900
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Medium: Wood, leather, metal, cord
Dimensions: Overall: 41 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 106 x 8.6 x 3.2 cm )
Place made: Europe, England, London
and: North America, United States, Philadelphia
Description: Driving whip made of knobby wood, in two detachable pieces; metal (silver?) cap on grip end inscribed "D. H. McA. Jr.; wooden wall mount with shaped wooden blocks at either end and two leather straps with buckles to hold whip pieces in place.
Credit Line: Gift of W. R. Britton
Object Number: 1939.164a-c
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Marks: impressed: on upper segment of whip: "MARTIN & MARTIN / LONDON, NEW YORK / & PHILA" engraved: on metal handle: "D. H. McA. Jr."