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Pocket Terrestrial and Celestial Globe, English, c. 1775

Inventory Number: 48095
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Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1969-139
Brief Description: Unsigned pocket globe in fishskin covered case, lined with gores comprising a celestial map.
Primary Inscriptions: Cartouche on the terrestrial: "A Correct / GLOBE / with the new / Discoveries"; on the celestial "A Correct Globe / with ye New Cons- / telations of Dr / Halley &c."
Provenance: Presented by Rowland Bergh. Owned and used by Augustus Bergh (1778-1864), master mariner, ship owner, and writer.
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Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
80 mm

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