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About the object

NEWTON & Son.

Newton's New & Improved Terrestrial Globe Embracing every recent Discovery.

London, Newton & Son, 1842. A 12' (30cm) diameter globe, standing 90cm high, with a single pedestal stand with three legs, with four quarter circles supporting the horizon ring.

The globe is made of twelve copper-engraved half gores, coloured and varnished. The meridian ring is brass, as is the English-style hour circle between the meridian and the globe. The horizon ring is also a varnished copper engraving.

Stock number

18645