Betts' portable terrestrial globe

Made:
1860-1870 in York
maker:
John Betts
supplier:
T. Cooke & Sons

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One of two Betts portable terrestrial globes by John Betts, Strand, London

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1979-142/2
Materials:
framework, metal and globe, cotton
type:
terrestrial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust