Celestial globe (12-inch) by Josiah Loring, Boston

Made:
1833 in Boston

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Celestial globe (12-inch) by Josiah Loring, Boston, 1833, after Smith's New English Globe on turned wooden base with brass meridian ring

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1988-219
Materials:
globe, wood, plaster, paper and stand, wood, brass
Measurements:
globe: 12 in.; 304.8 mm
type:
celestial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
Historical Technology, Inc.