Desk globe

Collection Type

  • Maps and atlases

Date

1909

GUSN

GUSN-241641

Description

Terrestrial globe on bent wire stand. Paper globe depicts all of the continents and oceans. Major countries are labeled with their capitals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

globes (cartographic spheres)
paper (fiber product)
copper (metal)
Globe

Inscription

"PEERLESS 6 INCH GLOBE/TERRESTRIAL/GLOBE/WEBER COSTELLO CO./MANUFACTURERS/CHICAGO HEIGHTS ILL./Pat. Aug 3, 1909. Copyrighted" (Printed on and in a circular medallion)

Maker

Weber Costello Company (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

8 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

2006.44.3540

Date

1909 (Patent date)