It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as General Tom Thumb
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.630 times 59 inches.(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 36 inches. Thumb stopped growing at 25 inches when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as a Man's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Man's Footstep is 0.530 times 59 inches.(for healthy, middle-aged man of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a man's step is 31 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 62 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as Verne Troyer
In other words, the height of Verne Troyer is 0.530 times 59 inches.(1969-2018) (actor)
Verne Troyer, most famous for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series, was an LP with a height of 32 inches. Troyer's first role was as a stunt double for a baby in the 1994 film Baby's Day Out.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Woman's Footstep
In other words, the length of a Woman's Footstep is 0.430 times 59 inches.(for healthy, middle-aged woman of average height; single step length)
According to studies by The University of Oklahoma's Health Sciences Center, the average length of a woman's step is 26 inches, for an average stride (two-step's length) of 52 inches. The average person walks at a speed of about 1.3 m/s
It's about four times as tall as a Bowling Pin
In other words, 59 inches is 3.930 times the height of a Bowling Pin, and the height of a Bowling Pin is 0.2540 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling pin should be within 0.0313 inches of 15 inches in height. The USBC further mandates that certified pins be made of sugar maple wood, unless otherwise approved by the organization.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Golf Tee
In other words, the height of a Golf Tee is 0.036 times 59 inches.The most common golf tee size and the length preferred for iron and most wood clubs is 2.10 inches tall. The tee did not come into common use until it was promoted by professional golfers Walter Hagen and Joe Kirkwood, as part of a marketing effort by the patent-holder of the well-known, "Reddy Tee."
It's about 100 times as long as an Aspirin
In other words, 59 inches is 110 times the length of an Aspirin, and the length of an Aspirin is 0.0091 times that amount.(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.550 inches in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.