Dating maps globes

Remember, globe manufacturers did not always change the names of countries and boundaries immediately. Name changed to Iran in 1935 o Does your globe have Constantinople or Istanbul? 1910 - Union of South Africa (Confirm this) 1910-1945 - Korea was called Chosen by Japan 1910 the four main republics in the region united as the Union of South Africa. Petersburg was renamed Petrograd (1914-1924), thereafter Leningrad, until its original name (St. 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. Comics I enjoy: Three Word Phrase, SMBC, Dinosaur Comics, Oglaf (nsfw), A Softer World, Buttersafe, Perry Bible Fellowship, Questionable Content, Buttercup Festival, Homestuck, Junior Scientist Power Hour is best viewed with Netscape Navigator 4.0 or below on a Pentium 3±1 emulated in Javascript on an Apple IIGS at a screen resolution of 1024x1.Please enable your ad blockers, disable high-heat drying, and remove your device from Airplane Mode and set it to Boat Mode.Please keep in mind that dating globes is not a perfect science as many globes, especially up to the early 20th century displayed borders based on information provided by explorers, military and other political or commercial influences. Petersburg, Russia was renamed Petrograd from1914-1924. You may find models made in the same era but in different countries not showing exactly the same information on their map.

Obviously as a professional cartographer with a strong interest in history I know of the major territorial changes (splitting up of the USSR, German reunification, decolonization etc etc), but sometimes I need more tools.The first step to determining a globes age is to know its manufacturer and the time when the manufacturer was in operation.Getting this information down pat will allow you to narrow down your globes age by centuries.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 following dates will help you "date your globe" and determine how old it might be. If yes, globe was made 1946-1961 o Gold Coast became Ghana in 1957. If so, globe was made after 1970 o Is Vietnam shown as one nation (not North & South)? o 1984 - Upper Volta changes name to Burkina Faso o 1991 - Soviet Union dissolves into 15 new countries1817 - New Holland becomes Australia 1819 - Florida ceded by Spain to US 1831-33 - discovery of Endrby's Land in antarctic 1846 - Van Dieman's Land becomes Tasmania (so.

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