Geographia globe – circa 1929
A fine 8”
diameter 15” tall terrestrial globe by Geographia.
The cartouche reads, “Geographia, 8 inch Terrestrial
Globe, Geographia Ltd, 55 Fleet Str, London E.C.4”.
The globe dates to circa 1929 showing the following names: Oslo
(also labeled Christiana), Leningrad (also labeled Petrograd), Peking,
and Yugoslavia Sea
distances between major ports are marked in miles. British possessions
are shown in red. The
globe is in very fine condition, with good detail and color, and almost
complete varnish coverage. It
rests on a baluster turned ebonized column with circular plinth base.