Lane's Pocket Terrestrial and Celestial Globe, 181

Made:
1811 in London
maker:
Nathaniel Lane
Pocket terrestrial globe by J. & W. Cary, 3-inch diameter, in case. 1791-1816 Pocket terrestrial globe by J. & W. Cary, 3-inch diameter, in case. 1791-1816

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Pocket terrestrial globe by J. & W. Cary, 3-inch diameter, in case. 1791-1816
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Pocket terrestrial globe by J. & W. Cary, 3-inch diameter, in case. 1791-1816
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Lane's Pocket Terrestrial and Celestial Globe, 1811 (A 2 3/4" terrestrial globe contained in a spherical leather case, the inside surface of which constitutes the celestial globe)

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1938-166
Materials:
case, leather, paper and globe, paper, card
Measurements:
globe: 2 3/4 in.; 69.85 mm
case: 80 mm
type:
terrestrial globe
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
  • visual and verbal communication
  • globe - cartographic sphere
credit:
H.M. Queen Mary