Painting an APH Geophysical Globe

Transparency, Slide

Accession Number: 2003.220.11.8

Description: Color slide of Loretta Devore, who faces the camera, at the American Printing House for the Blind, applying yellow paint with a slender paintbrush that she holds in her right hand to the raised landmass on a hemisphere of an APH Geophysical Globe that is placed on a table in front of her. Also on the table: a bottle of yellow paint (far left), an unpainted globe half (foreground, bottom left), and a completely painted and assembled globe in a stand (far right). Behind her are metal racks holding painted and partially painted globe halves. The globe was manufactured at the American Printing House for the Blind (APH); catalog number 1-01550-00. Slide mount is dated June 1991, has a brief description handwritten in pencil, and a copyright symbol, year, and name of photographer stamped in blue ink.

Medium: Photographic Film

Date: 1991

Photographer: Gibson, Mark E.

History/Provenance: Photograph was taken for the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) for use in promotional material. Transferred to the APH Museum from the APH Communications Department.

Subjects: Globes for the blind and visually impaired Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Manufacturing processes Photographs Products