Indo-Persian celestial globe, brass and bronze wit

Made:
1842 in Lahore and Pakistan

Indo-Persian celestial globe, brass and bronze with silver studs for stars, on tripod stand, made 1842 by Lala Balhumal of Lahore for Khadga Singh for presentation to Navanihal Singh, successive Maharajas of Kapoorthala, Punjab

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Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1985-1257
Materials:
brass, bronze and silver
Measurements:
globe: 7.87402 in.; 200 mm
type:
celestial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
Harriet Wynter Ltd.

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