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GLOBE OF SKY (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Library


About this object

The globe stands on four legs carved from brown wood. They are connected with stretchers. The globes are covered with paper as well as the rims. The paper is printed and drawn upon in ink. One globe is celestial. They are held in place by brass circles which are marked off with degrees as is the wooden ledge around the globes.

Object name:
GLOBE OF SKY (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Wood -- paper -- brass
Made in:
England
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
34.3.2
Class:
WOOD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973