Clark H. Bower’s baton

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: Clark H. Bower’s baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: Clark H. Bower; Date: 1929; Country: Great Britain or United States?; Town: unknown; Materials: wood, brass; Measurements: length 40,9 cm, diameter 1,7 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 103; Description:

Single-piece black baton with brass fittings; body divided visually into 2 parts: a cylindrical grip and a conical tip, made of black-lacquered dark wood; grip finished with a brass fitting with a date engraved on the flat top; ring with an engraved inscription on the rounded tip, followed by another, wider ring behind it. This commemorative baton was presented to Clark H. Bower by the vocal ensemble Ushers Glee Club in 1929.

; Inscriptions:

On the ring, in black letters: Ushers Glee Club / To Clark H Bower ; pon the grip: 1929

; Catalog card: Joanna Gul, consultation: Magdalena Szmida-Półbratek (City Museum of Wrocław);

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