Iron Golf Club
Iron Golf Club
Iron Golf Club
Iron Golf Club


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Sports & Recreation ➔ Iron Golf Club

Identifier:
146477
Description:
This iron golf club is labeled "Royal Midiron" and has tape around the shaft with the number five written on it. 
Date:
circa 1920
Materials:
Wood, Metal
Dimensions:
40.5"" h 4"" w .5"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of William Abendschein
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Furniture City (1994 – 2013)
Furniture City was one of the signature core exhibits installed at the Grand Rapids Public Museum's new Van Andel Museum Center when it opened in 1994. At approximately 10,000 square feet, the exhibit occupied a significant portion of the museum's second floor and contained hundreds of pieces of Grand Rapids Furniture. The exhibition was accompanied by the authoritative book on the subject, "Grand Rapids Furniture", by GRPM curator Christian Carron. The Furniture City exhibit told a comprehensive story of the Furniture Industry in Grand Rapids, from its origins in the years after the Civil War, up to the present day with office and fixed seating manufacturers like Steelcase and American Seating. The exhibition was significantly reduced in size in 2013 to make room for a new gallery and was closed in 2019.
Maker/Donor
William Abendschein
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