Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Global Map Company
Date:
1940
Short Title:
The Global Map.
Publisher:
The Global Map Company
Minneapolis
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
29
Obj Width cm:
58
Scale 1:
50,000,000
Note:
Map in full color. Two rotating wheels move in conjunction to show airline and steamship distances.
World Area:
World
Subject:
Airlines
Full Title:
The Global Map. Pat. No. D136173, Other Patents Pending. The Global Map Co. Minneapolis, Minn.
List No:
3868.001
Series No:
2
Publication Author:
Global Map Company
Pub Date:
1940
Pub Title:
The Global Map. Pat. No. D136173, Other Patents Pending. The Global Map Co. Minneapolis, Minn. Copyright By The H.M. Gousha Company, Chicago, Ill. Lithographed In U.S.A.
Pub Note:
Two flat hemispheres that rotate adjoining each other in order to show the shortest airline distances between points. In the original beige card case with printed cover: "See The World As Flying Men See It ... The World Revolves ... So Does the Global Map"; printed on back of the cover is "The Global Map. The Map that Moves. Manufactured for The Global Map Company, 510 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis 11, Minnesota." Date is estimated.
Pub List No:
3868.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
58
Image No:
3868001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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