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Inventory no. 50857 - Former Display Label

English CELESTIAL GLOBE
late 18th or early 19th century

Plaster core, brass fittings; lacquered paper gores printed from engraved plates; in painted wooden case. Inscribed, 'NEWTON's Improved Pocket Celestial GLOBE'; not dated.

Inside the lid of the case are pasted gores depicting the Solar system, and also carrying a zodiac/calendar scale.

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