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Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter. Franklin Globes ; Nims, H.B. & Co. 1872

Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter. / Franklin Globes ; Nims, H.B. & Co. / 1872
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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.

Author: Franklin Globes ; Nims, H.B. & Co.

Date: 1872

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Author: Franklin Globes ; Nims, H.B. & Co.

Date: 1872

Short Title: Franklin Terrestrial Globe 12 Inches in Diameter.

Publisher: Troy, New York: H.B. Nims & Co.

Type: Globe

Object Height cm: 30

Object 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

Published In: 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.

Publication Author: Franklin Globes ; Nims, H.B. & Co.

Publication Date: 1872

Publication Reference: Warner, p88.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 2816.000

Publication Type: Globe

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 30

Publication Width cm: 30

Image No: 2816000

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