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Terrestrial Globe, by John Senex and Dudley Adams, London, c. 1740 and 1793

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 36440
Object Type:
Persons: Dudley Adams (Maker)
John Senex (Maker)
Date Created: Originally c. 1740, revised after 1793
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2000-17/2
Brief Description: Paired with inv. 26940.
27 inch diameter: the largest size produced commercially in 18th-century England.
Provenance: Lent by All Souls College, Oxford, in 2000. Originally presented to the Codrington Library, All Souls College, by James Clitherow in 1753.
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