|GEORGE PHILIP & SON |
George Philip started out in Liverpool as a publischer of geographical material and globemaker in 1834.
He was joined by his son in 1848 and the firm moved to London in 1856. The firm specialised in educational atlases, globes, astronomical models and various scientific instruments. The firm was active long into the 20th Century.
The Astrolabe ca 1934
A complex glass-globe model, a late variant of
The Sohlberg Glass Globe
Total hight 28 cm.
Philip's Challenge Globe 1918
A globe-clock on a tripod stand.