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Globe, Table, 9-Inch Diameter, Terrestrial World, Art Deco, Hammond, New York, Mid 1930s
C.S. Hammond & Co. 9-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe
Brooklyn, New York: c. Mid 1930s
11.5 inches high, 8-inch diameter base
The terrestrial globe is surmounted by an hour circle canted in an uncalibrated half meridian, raised on an Art Deco stepped and incised round black Bakelite stand. Istanbul is shown, which indicates a date after 1932. Palestine is shown, which dates the globe to before 1948. Oceans are blue, geographical entities shaded in various colors. Principal steamship routes and transcontinental railways indicated.