Stories differ whether Atlas carried the world, held pillars apart that balanced the earth or held the heavens from crushing the earth.
I am a traveler and have an addiction for maps.
What better than a globe of the world. Maybe a little out of date with a few country names, but hey that happens. Berta loaned it to me.
Bronze Atlas crouches under both sides of the globe.
The best part is it lights up. Oh the dreams I’m having as I circumnavigate the world. Where do you dream to travel?
To view the word from different angles go to Our World Tuesday.
THE GEORGE F. CRAM CO., INC. 1964 INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, Cram Lighted Globe Supported by Twin Atlases HANDSOME POST U.A.R. GLOBE MADE OF PLEXIGRAS WITH LITHOGRAPHED SURFACE. MOUNTED IN A CAST BRONZE FULL RING MERIDIAN FITTING INTO A PAIR OF GROOVED CAST BRONZE ATLAS FIGURES SUPPORTING THE WORLD ON THEIR BACKS. THE ATLASES ARE MOUNTED ON A SCULPTED WALNUT BASE 15″ LONG, 5.25 INCHES DEEP AND 1.25 INCHES HIGH. A PULLCHAIN BENEATH THE GLOBE SWITCHES ON THE INTERNAL LIGHT.OCEANS FINISHED IN MEDIUM BLUE WITH ECLIPTIC, INTERNATIONAL DATE LINE, TROPICS OF CANCER AND CAPRICORN, AIRLINE DISTANCES AND ANALEMMA. EGYPT NAME ARAB REP. EGYPT.
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