C1930

1. Philip's 6 inch Terrestrial Globe. 2. Philips' Popular Celestial Globe. Magnitudes 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.

Mapmaker:

George Philip & Son

$A 2,250

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S/N: GLOBE-PBEG-1900–232778
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Full Title:

1. Philip’s 6 inch Terrestrial Globe. 2. Philips’ Popular Celestial Globe. Magnitudes 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.

Date:

C1930

Mapmaker:

George Philip & Son

Condition:

Some age wear and surface repaired as usual, otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Papier-mâché, paper, ebony timber base.

Image Size: 

140mm 
x 250mm

Description:

Pair of Phillip’s terrestrial and celestial globes, set in a brass half meridian ring and mounted on matching wooden Ebonised stands, with central baluster-turned supports.

 With; 

British East Africa named Kenya (1920)
Petrograd now Leningrad (1924)
Constantinople now Istanbul (1930)

Prior to the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 and its renaming.

Kenya is shown; 

Biography:

George Philip & Son
London geographical publisher, globe maker, and founder of the firm George Philip & Son. He started business in 1834 in Liverpool and from about 1848 he traded as “George Philip & Son” with his son and successor George Phillip II (1823-1902. Philip retired 1 July 1879 and the business was coninued by his son and nephew.

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