Terrestrial globe by John and William Cary, London

Made:
1790-1794 in London
maker:
Cary family

The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Pocket terrestrial globe by John and William Cary, London, c.1791.

William and John Cary worked in the Strand and were regarded as the finest map and globe makers of their period.

This pocket globe belonged to the Arnold family; pioneers in the manufacture of watches and chronometers for use in navigation.

Clockmakers' Museum No 1270

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Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-4181
type:
terrestrial globe
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers

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