Friday, 14 June 2019

Felkl & Sohn: How a Prague globe maker conquered the world then lost it as maps were redrawn

Radio Prague |
8 April 2019

In the days of the Habsburg Empire, nearly every geography class in central Europe would have had a globe made by Felkl & Sohn. The decline began between the world wars, as found Jan Felkl's own world became smaller and smaller.