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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Betts, John
Date:
1915
Short Title:
Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe.
Publisher:
George Philip & Son Ltd.
London
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
38
Obj Width cm:
38
Scale 1:
33,750,000
Note:
Undated 15-inch hanging globe, with the date of 1915 estimated by the Panama Canal (1914) and Austria Hungary (prior to WW I). George Philip took over production from Betts around 1880, and examples appear as late as 1932 (Welsh Sale #364).
Reference:
cf Christie's 20 May 1992, Globes, #354; Dekker p.127; Welsh Sale #363,364.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
By The Queens Royal Letters Patent. Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe. Compiled from The Latest and Best Authorities. British Empire coloured red. London: George Philip & Son Ltd. 32 Fleet Street. Liverpool: Philip Son & Nephew Ltd. 45-51, South Castle Street.
List No:
4478.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Betts, John
Pub Date:
1915
Pub Title:
By The Queens Royal Letters Patent. Betts's Portable Terrestrial Globe. Compiled from The Latest and Best Authorities. British Empire coloured red. London: George Philip & Son Ltd. 32 Fleet Street. Liverpool: Philip Son & Nephew Ltd. 45-51, South Castle Street.
Pub Reference:
cf Christie's 20 May 1992, Globes, #354; Dekker p.127; Welsh Sale #363,364.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4478.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
38
Pub Width cm:
38
Image No:
4478000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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