Dating a globe hok lacey dating
Some people collect globes because they often show the tracks and routes that explorers took as they learned about our planet. Others collect world globes because they are beautiful to look at. 1918 - Austria, Hungary, Poland, Czechoslovakia independence 1919 - Treaty of Versaille; League of Nations formed; flu epidemic. The first step is to know the manufacturer and the time the manufacturer was in operation. This will help narrow down the age of your globe by several centuries. Below is a listing of important discoveries and political names or border changes that are noted on most globes. We have created this detailed list by combining information provided by the Vienna Globe Museum (of the National Library of Austria) and dating information of globe manufacturers such as Cram’s and Replogle. 1850 – California becomes part of the United States. 1861 – Moldavia and Walachia merge to become Romania. 1866 – Venice and Venezia change from being Austrian to become part of Italy. 1932-45 - Japan seizes Manchuria; renamed Manchuokuo 1933 - Nazis come to power in Germany 1934 - Italian East Africa merged Somaliland, Eritrea and Ethiopia 1936-41 - Ethiopia occupied by Italy, renamed Italian East Africa 1935 - Persia becomes Iran 1937 - Burma separates from India 1937-45 Japan invasion of China 1938 - Germany annexes Austria 1938 - Bolivia loses Gran Chaco to Paraguay 1939-45 - World War II 1939 - Bohemia (currently Czech Republic) occupied by Germany; Slovakia independent 1939 - France returns Hatay to Turkey1940 - Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania are annexed by Soviet Union 1941 - Slovenia divided between Italy and Germany; Croatia independent 1942 - Ecuador loses Oriente to Peru 1944 - Lebanon independent 1946 - Philippines independent from United States 1947 - India independent; East and West Pakistan created 1948 - Israel created (before 1948, maps say "Palestine"); Republic of Ireland independent. 1949 - Newfoundland and Labrador join Canada.1953 - Korea divided into North and South; Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland In 1953 the two parts of Rhodesia were reunited, and combined with Nyasaland, modern day Malawi in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, and after its dissolution in 1963 the whites demanded independence from Southern Rhodesia (Rhodesia from 1964).1956 - Morocco, Tunisia independent. Major break-up of colonial Africa: French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, Belgian Congo, and other territories end, creating over 15 independent countries, including Niger, Chad, Somalia, Congo, Nigeria.
You may find models made in the same era but in different countries not showing exactly the same information on their maps. Around 1810 he had produced his first globe, and by 1818 he and his sons had established an "artificial globe manufactory" in Albany, New York, where they produced globes of three-inch, nine-inch, and thirteen-inch diameters.In 1827 he brought his globes down to Washington, D. On his business card he wrote that he was "now exhibiting for public inspection at the United States Library of Congress" a pair of thirteen-inch globes, and claimed he was "the original manufacturer of Globes in this country, and has brought the art to such a degree of perfection, as to supersede altogether the necessity of importation of that article from abroad."The two smaller globes shown here are an undated pair of three-inch terrestrial and celestial globes probably published in the 1820s.To learn more about the art of collecting antique and vintage globes, visit OMNITERRUM. 1911 Rhodesia was divided into Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) and Southern Rhodesia, the latter becoming a self-governing British colony in 1922. 1912 - Albania independent 1913 - Turkey loses most of European lands, Coup D'etat in Turkey 1914 - opening of the Panama Canal (another source said 1913).
The three globes shown here were produced by James Wilson, America's first commercial globe maker.