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1999, Television Segment, Martha Stewart Living, Globes with George Glazer

Martha Stewart Living
“Globes with George”
Originally Broadcast October 1999

Entertainment and home decorating expert, author and television host Martha Stewart has featured items from the Gallery and George himself on her TV program Martha Stewart Living. In a segment of the Martha Stewart Living television program broadcast in October 1999 and rerun in December, home decorating and entertainment author Martha Stewart visited the George Glazer Gallery for an entertaining demonstration of interesting, ingenious or unusual antique globes, including:

• The first dated American globe, 1811, by James Wilson, the father of American globe making
• Extremely rare Josiah Holbrook orrery
• Geographic Educator Puzzle Globe
• A slate globe and a hanging globe for teaching. Students could draw on the slate globe with chalk to test their geographic knowledge. The hanging globe was lowered by a cord from the ceiling for lessons.

In addition to her television show and magazine, Martha Stewart is the author of numerous popular books on home decorating and entertaining.  George was also a guest on the show in 2001 and 2002.

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TV program