Le Chant du Monde

Le Chant du Monde (France) / c. 1948

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Design: The image of the world, often seen as a flat diagram with lines, is here shown as a spinning desktop globe on a flat base. The font used for imprinting is Gill Sans, designed in 1932 by the British stonecutter Eric Gill, and still widely popular.

History: Unknown (have info? Please send to info.re.78s@shaw.ca). The label name means 'The Song of the World.' Label scan courtesy of music researcher and collector Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.




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