Improved pocket celestial globe by Newton, in fish

Made:
1783-1818 in London
maker:
John Newton

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Improved pocket celestial globe by Newton, in fishskin case.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1914-886
Materials:
case, fish-skin, brass, paper and globe, paper, card
Measurements:
case: 95 mm
globe: 3 in.; 76.2 mm
type:
pocket globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
Mr Thomas H. Court