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12 Inch Globe. Cheney, Flavius, 1896

12 Inch Globe. / Cheney, Flavius / 1896
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Full Title: 12 Inch Globe Manufactured By The Cheney Globe Co., Mystic, Conn. Copyright, 1896 by Flavius Cheney.

Author: Cheney, Flavius

Date: 1896

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Cheney, Flavius

Date: 1896

Short Title: 12 Inch Globe.

Publisher: Mystic: Flavius Cheney

Type: Globe

Object Height cm: 31

Object Width cm: 31

Scale 1: 41,000,000

Note: An uncommon 12-inch globe with crudely printed gores, colored politically, although the key indicates that it was sometimes colored to show the heights of land and depth of oceans (Warner: "In 1896 Cheney obtained a copyright on a 12-inch terrestrial globe, the colors indicating the height of land and depth of water."). Cheney published a "Globe Manual for Schools" in 1882, with later editions to 1897. The Cheney Globe Company was in business from 1888 to about 1900. This globe is a desk model with a three leg iron stand and horizon ring, total height 20 inches.

Reference: Warner p.53.

World Area: World

Full Title: 12 Inch Globe Manufactured By The Cheney Globe Co., Mystic, Conn. Copyright, 1896 by Flavius Cheney.

List No: 4199.000

Series No: 1

Published In: 12 Inch Globe Manufactured By The Cheney Globe Co., Mystic, Conn. Copyright, 1896 by Flavius Cheney.

Publication Author: Cheney, Flavius

Publication Date: 1896

Publication Reference: Warner p.53.

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 4199.000

Publication Type: Globe

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 31

Publication Width cm: 31

Image No: 4199000

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