|The pictures show views of this Colorful ©1960 McCormick Spice Advertising Premium World Map. This map was from McCormick & Company of Baltimore, Maryland, and Schilling Division of McCormick, of San Francisco, California. The front and back covers of the folded map have a continuous image of sailing trade ships at sea. Above the larger ship it reads as follows:|
McCORMICK'S MAP OF THE WORLD
Showing ancient spice routes, present sources of spices and herbs, 99 flags of the world in color and an encyclopedia of spices, herbs, teas, coffee, and extracts.
THE ''ANN McKIM''
Built in Baltimore in 1832, was the prototype of all great Yankee Clipper Ships, was the first ship in the ''China Trade'' and opened the seaways to the Far East.
There is a colorful two panel advertising section that pictures many McCormick and Schilling products in packages, boxes, tin cans, bottles, and jars. These include:
Pure Vanilla Extract
Pure Lemon Extract
Pure Vanilla Extract
Pure Almond Extract
There are four panels that have ''McCormick's Encyclopedia of Flavoring Extracts - Spices - Teas - Coffees''. This section tells you, in detail, everything you most likely will want to know about them and the trade. In this area is also the answers to the questions on the back cover.
The fully opened colorful map side shows the world and the various spice trade routes over time. It gives many spice origins, dates, countries, astrology dates and signs, time zones, and much, much more. Arouns the map are (99) (1960) country flags and the estimated populations of those countries. At the top center is an old American flag and an image of Fort McHenry of Baltimore, the Birthplace of The Star Spangled Banner. The four corners have images of natives harvesting spices, coffee beans, and tea leaves.
The top are also has images of (4) famous explorers of the Sea and (4) celebrated over land travelers. These include the following:
John Cabot (1470 - 1521)
Ferdinand Magellan (about 1470 - 1521)
Christopher Columbus (1451 - 1506)
Vasco Da Gama (1469 - 1524)
Friar Ruysbruk (13th Century)
Marco Polo (1250 - 1324)
Ibn Batuta (1304 - 1377)
Friar Odoric (1286 ? - 1331)
Finally, the bottom of the map setion has three detailed images of company buildings. One is ''The House of Flavor'' McCormick Building of Baltimore, Maryland. One is of the Schilling Division Building in San Francisco, California, and the last one is of the McCormick Herdez Building of Mexico City, Mexico. The fully opened map measures 34-1/4'' x 23-3/8''. It is in mint condition as pictured.