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Map Weight Desk Tidy

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Ceramic advertising paper weight-cum-desk tidy, the dished upper surface printed with a map of London. Design registered 1890 (No.161425), the map, licensed from Bartholomews, dating from a little earlier as the Thames is shown without the crossing of Tower Bridge, built between 1886 and 1894.

 

Made to promote the company of Thomas Glover & Co., Ltd, inventors of the first diaphragm gas meter, 1844, going on to become one of the largest manufacturers of gas cookers in the UK.  

 

dia:3.75 in x h:1.25 in

 

Item Code: 4621

£ 145

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