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The Global Map. Global Map Company, 1940

The Global Map. / Global Map Company / 1940
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Full Title: The Global Map. Pat. No. D136173, Other Patents Pending. The Global Map Co. Minneapolis, Minn.

Author: Global Map Company

Date: 1940

This historical cartographic image is part of the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, www.davidrumsey.com, a large collection of online antique, rare, old, and historical maps, atlases, globes, charts, and other cartographic items. Read more about the Collection. Or you can view the entire David Rumsey Map Collection in Insight.

Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Global Map Company

Date: 1940

Short Title: The Global Map.

Publisher: Minneapolis: The Global Map Company

Type: Globe

Object Height cm: 29

Object 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: Airways

Full Title: The Global Map. Pat. No. D136173, Other Patents Pending. The Global Map Co. Minneapolis, Minn.

List No: 3868.001

Series No: 2

Published In: 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.

Publication Author: Global Map Company

Publication Date: 1940

Publication 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.

Publication List No: 3868.000

Publication Type: Globe

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 30

Publication Width cm: 58

Image No: 3868001

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