Globe 1

"Cram's 16 inch Political Terrestial Globe" [also "De Luxe Political Terrestial Globe…No. 16"] (Indianapolis, Ind.: George F. Cram Co.), 16 in. diameter (scale 1 in. = approx. 500 miles), 24.5 in. high, with faded cast iron full meridian ring in cradle on wood column and turned walnut base, lighted from within (pull chain hangs down from under globe)

This globe once belonged to Secretary of State John Foster Dulles.

Globe 1: "The terrestrial globe having twelve color-printed gores, the equatorial graduated in degrees and hours, the equinoctial colure graduated in degrees, the ecliptic graduated in days of the month and of the houses of the Zodiac, the meridian of Greenwich ungraduated, a note referring to numbers by the lines of latitude Length of a degree of longitude, shown at each 10 degrees of latitude on meridian 30 w. and Spellings conform to official rulings of United States Geographic Board and Royal Geographical Society, the oceans with an analemma, warm and cold ocean currents, the Sargasso Sea specially noted, notes on the seasonal changes to currents in the Indian Ocean, and steamship routes (faint) with ports of arrival and departure and distance in nautical miles, the  continents with nation states in yellow, some shaded slightly darker, with towns, cities, rivers, deserts, railway lines and the Chinese wall, China showing Manchoukuo, Germany shown as greatly expanded, the Antarctic with much projected coastline and a note reading REACHED SO. POLE Amundsen 1911 Scott 1912 Byrd 1929, the North Pole with a similar note reading REACHED NO. POLE Peary 1909 Byrd 1926 Amundsen 1926." --from internet description at