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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Franklin Globes; Nims, H.B. & Co.
Date:
1872
Short Title:
Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter.
Publisher:
H.B. Nims & Co.
Troy, New York
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
30
Obj Width cm:
30
Scale 1:
42,500,000
Note:
Engraved by Rae Smith, New York. On a Serpentine stand with full horizon ring and brass meridian. Merriam & Moore issued the first Franklin Globes in Troy, New York, around 1850, and the Globes were issued by various successor firms up to about 1896, in sizes ranging from 6" to 30". Dated by "National Park" shown for Yellowstone National Park (established 1872). Globe measures 12 inches in diameter with its full height including base at 18 inches.
Reference:
Warner, p88.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
The Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter Containing All The Geographical Divisions & Political Boundaries to the present date. Carefully Compiled from the best Authorities. H.B. Nims & Co. Troy, N.Y. Rae Smith, Engraver. N.Y.
List No:
2816.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Franklin Globes; Nims, H.B. & Co.
Pub Date:
1872
Pub Title:
The Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter Containing All The Geographical Divisions & Political Boundaries to the present date. Carefully Compiled from the best Authorities. H.B. Nims & Co. Troy, N.Y. Rae Smith, Engraver. N.Y.
Pub Reference:
Warner, p88.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
2816.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
30
Image No:
2816000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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