• Short Summary

    Good item showing how spherical maps of the world are made. Willesden, London.

  • Description

    Globe making.

    Willesden, North West London.

    A man puts wet paper around a hollow wooden globe, it is then treated with tallow and the two halves separated. M/S as it is put on a spike and the two halves are stuck together. The globe then receives 9 layers of plaster. It is taken to another department where the map of the world is pasted on in sections. The woman puts it on a spike and carries it back to be put on an axis. Various shots as it is varnished. Aerial shot of different sized globes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1265.12
    Media URN:
    34232
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:18:49:00
    Canister:
    NP 242

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