Globes [pages 2-3]


Globes [pages 2-3]

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Title:
Globes [pages 2-3]
Description:
Back to School: A variety of globes were available for personal, educational, and institutional use in the 19th century. Displayed here are reproduced pages of a sales catalog from New York distributor Baker, Pratt & Co., who specialized in school merchandise. The company offered every size model, from handheld pocket globes to desk-size globes and large globes on elaborately carved stands. As illustrated by photographs in this exhibition, Boston classrooms featured desk-top globes, as well as pedestal style models.
Author:
Baker, Pratt & Co.
Date:
[ca. 1870–1889]
Format:
Books
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Globes
Publishers' catalogs
Publisher:
New York : Baker, Pratt & Co.
Notes:
Late 19th century publisher's advertisement for globes.
Exhibited: "Back to School: Geography in the Classroom" organized by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, 2014-2015.
Extent:
2 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_011924
Call #:
Z999 .B35 1880
Barcode:
39999065691873
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