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Globe

Date: Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
Terrestrial globe (Diam. ca. 12"). Plaster with engraved paper finished with varnish. The horizon is made of wood, 6 cm wide with a mounted zodiacal paper. The meridian circle is brass. Globe is mounted on a mahogany[?] stand with a turned pedestal and three ogee legs with pad feet. A compass is inset under the junction of the legs. Compass glass and needle intact. Made by John and William Cary, London, ca. 1810. Circular wreath cartouche reads: "CARY'S/ NEW/ TERRESTRIAL GLOBE/ DELINEATED/ From the best Authorities/ Exhibiting the different Tracks of/ CAPTAIN COOK,/ and the New Discoveries made by him/ and other Circumnavigators/ LONDON/ Made & Sold by J.& W. CARY, Strand London [obscured]. date: 1808-1815; creator:   more...
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