Forest and features not only location names, but also ocean currents and train line routes of the period. A piece of world history, the date of this globe can be pinpointed due to several indicators, in 1940 - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania are annexed by Soviet Union , on this world globe that hasnt happened yet and also Israel is still known as palestine, this stands at nearly 2ft tall.
Resting on a turned wooden base with a bronze arm that holds the globe at a tilt, this piece is sure to bring a sense of history into the home as a unique desk accessory. The quality of the craftsmanship is superb as you would expect, This is so very tactile has a wonderful feel, my photos dont do it justice. This will add something special to any collection.
Its very rare and of a very large size. Is a French geographer and cartographer.In 1886, he founded his publishing house for maps and plans, world maps, globes, terrestrial and celestial spheres, paintings and wall maps for education at 17-19, rue de Buci in Paris and lived at 1, place du 13 October in Bagneux. Suppliers to schools since 1889 and approved by the Ministry of Public Instruction, it also offered a lighter globe in its catalog. Appointed France's foreign trade advisor in 1912, whose work he regularly monitors, he will be reappointed in this function in 1922. Maybe a few years earlier. Beautiful, it has the normal amount of surface wear expected to the surface, it has the screw nuts missing on each end but easy to replace, this at some point may have been dropped and it has damage to the body as shown in the last few photos, though it could be repaired, this isnt lose or fragile at all and still firm and spins as it should, and its reflected in the price. The item "RARE LARGE FRENCH Joseph Forest ANTIQUE TERRESTRIAL WORLD GLOBE -WOODEN BASE 23" is in sale since Tuesday, October 26, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World & Celestial Globes". The seller is "silver_treasures" and is located in Herefordshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.