A 12-inch American Art Deco terrestrial floor globe
Weber Costello Co., Chicago Heights, Illinois circa 1935
"Time Tested W.C. School Supplies Globe Made in the U.S.A. 12-Inch Globe" In the cartouche: "Made by WEBER COSTELLO CO. CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS";
A 12-inch (30.9 cm.) diameter terrestrial library globe, made up of two sets of twenty-four chromolithographed gores and two polar calottes, the equatorial graduated in degrees and hours, the Greenwich Meridian ungraduated, the equinoctial colure graduated in degrees, the ecliptic graduated in days of the month, the oceans with an analemma, the circumference of each latitude circle and Distance through the earth (Diameter of each Latitude circle) and with a note and diagram reading The curvature of the earth's surface per mile is about 2 inches, also with isothermal lines for January and July with temperatures in Fahrenheit, warm and cold ocean currents, oceanic flora and steamship routes with ports of arrival and departure and distance in nautical miles, the box outlining these labelled. with cast meridian circle Raised on a bronzed floor stand in the Art Deco style.
34.1/2 in. (87.6 cm.) height.