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From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A large globe mounted on a round metal stand which has three holes for securing to a flat surface - a desk or tabletop. It sits in a half meridian.
Size
H-480mm W-360mm
Object Registration
3096
Keywords
trevaskis-evelyn globe education-equipment-geography wairewa-school
Historical information
This desk globe was owned by Evelyn Bessie Travaskis and used when teaching at State School Wairewa where she taught from 2-2-1945 until her retirement on 29-6-1956. She retired from the Education Department temporary staff, aged 76. ( More info.from Newsletter November 2015 by John Phillips).
The Philips' Challenge Globe was commonly used in Australian schools in the teaching of geography.
When Made
C1958
Made By
George Philip & Son (Maker)
Significance
This item is associated with the history of education in East Gippsland. It is also associated with Evelyn Trevaskis.
Inscriptions & Markings
C 1958 Philips' Challenge Globe
Last updated
9 Dec 2019 at 11:01AM