Floor Pedestal Globe


Accession Number: 2006.19.12

Description: Black cast iron base, round, tapers up to angled arm that holds globe axis; chrome-plated axis; cream enameled, fiberglass-reinforced, epoxy globe; raised lines for latitude and longitude with braille labels; raised geophysical features for land masses, oceans are flat; scattered green coloring on mold lines; no final finish paint.

Height: 52

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection

Subjects: Geography Globes for the blind and visually impaired Instructional aids, tools, and supplies

Made: American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY

Material: Iron, steel, chrome, epoxy, fiberglass

Updated: 10/09/2015