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Terrestrial Globe

Description

Terrestrial globe ona mahogany tripod stand. The spinning globe has a green cast on the frame with astrological signs. It rests in a carved/turned mahogany pedestal with three scrolled and splayed feet, on casters.

Details

Maker
Loring, Josiah (Maker)
Date
1838
Inscriptions
Printed on the globe is: ""Loring's/TERRESTRIAL GLOBE/ containing all/ THE LATEST DISCOVERIES/and/ Geographical Improvements/ also the trades of/the most celebrated circumnavigators/Compiled from Smith's new English Globe, with/ additions and improvements by Annin and Smith/BOSTON/ Josiah Loring. 136 Washington St. 1838.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
mahogany (wood)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
varnishing
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
GLOBE
Iron
iron (metal)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
terrestrial globes
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
36 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.932
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2707

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