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Philips Terrestrial Globe, circa 1925

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An attractive 9 inch terrestrial globe by George Philip and Son; circa 1925. Printed in several colours and presented on a brass inclined plain mount attached to original turned ebonized wooden base and upright, with axis secured at the top by a brass acorn finial. The globe comprises of twelve coated lithographic paper gores with polar calottes over a nine inch card sphere. The age of the globe has been identified by the political borders and named cities displayed: Persia, Belgian Congo, Peking, Constantinople, and Petrograd are all visible. The globe is nicely detailed and has a grid network of parallels and meridians. It shows all the continents and countries as they were at the time it was printed and also indicates all the principal steamship routes with distances in nautical miles. A cartouche is present that includes the title, maker's address, the scale (1:56,000,000) and the coloring scheme. Dimensions: 38 cm/15 inches (height).   Bentleys are Members of LAPADA, the London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association. All prices are net of VAT for export outside the EU.

Details

  • Creator
    George Philip and Son (Maker)
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1925
  • Dimensions
    H 15 in. x Dm 9 in.H 38.1 cm x Dm 22.86 cm
  • Diameter
    9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    LU960014843562
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