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Collection White Horse Tavern
Object Name Globe
Description Globe terrestrial map; Wooden ring (part of the support frame) designed with name of months with stellar constallations; circular metal support and base (cast iron, painted silver?) with floral designs (three leg base),
MARKED "8 inch Terrestrial Globe, W & A.K. Johnston, Geographers Engravers, Printers, Edinburgh by A.J. NYSTROM & C*, sale United States Agents, Chicago, Copyright W. & A. K. Johnston Ltd."
The outter shell where information is printed on seems to have been glued on the globe.
Date 1900
Notes The base and the structual support frame are lose and are delicately connected.
Circumference (in) 75
Diameter (in) 28.7
Height (in) 31
Width (in) 33
Material MIXED- Wood, Metal - (wood type?) (painted cast-iron)
Makers mark 8 inch Terrestrial Globe
W & A.K. Johnston, Geographers, Engravers, Printers, Edinburgh by A.J. NYSTROM & C*
sale United States Agents, Chicago
Copyright W. & A. K. Johnston LTD
Catalog Number 1007.01.064
Archive Number WHTOBJ20
Search Terms Globe