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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 185

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY 18-INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE

    GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LONDON. MID-19TH CENTURY

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    AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY 18-INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE
    GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LONDON. MID-19TH CENTURY
    PHILIPS 18 INCH MERCHANT SHIPPERS' GLOBE Principal Steamship Routes Railways Other Principal British Cables U.S. Other, LONDON GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LTD., 32 FLEET STR. E.C.' and with pasted on label MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN, on a mahogany stand with reeded legs joined by turned stretchers centred by a paper compass dial inscribed LONDON GEORGE PHILIP AND SON, LTD., the side of the horizon support with a brass plaque stamped GEORGE PHILIP & SON, LTD./GLOBE MAKERS 32, FLEET STREET., LONDON, E.C.
    115 cm. high overall


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    George Philip and Son were founded as globe-makers in 1834 and set up at 32 Fleet Street. They are the parent company of the contemporary cartographers Philip's.

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