Italian terrestrial globe, 1632

Made:
1632 in Italy and Rome
maker:
Matthaus Greuter

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Terrestial globe [20-inch diameter] by Matthaus Greuter, Rome, date 1632, on 19th century wooden stand.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1891-9
Materials:
globe, plaster, paper, wood and stand, wood
Measurements:
globe: 20 in.; 508 mm
type:
terrestrial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
Pope, A.