It is fascinating to see how countries and cities have changed their names over the decades, and the results of wars that have moved boundaries.
Some people collect globes because they often show the tracks and routes that explorers took as they learned about our planet.
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.
Arrow Map Incorporated Automobile Club of Southern California Buddhist Calendar Dates California State Automobile Association Clason Road Maps Diversified Maps General Drafting Company George F.
Cram Company Geographers A-Z Map Company Geographia H. Gousha Company Hagstrom Map Company Midwest Map Company National Automobile Club (San Francisco) Novo Print USA, Inc.
Perhaps you like to see how older world globes show the political boundaries of their times. 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.