Terrestrial World Globe with Compass
Sale $69.99 (free shipping and handling)
Classic globes without a matching compass were considered incomplete. This
wonderfully constructed bronze and wood stand with paper globe includes true
reproduction of 17th Century's “dry” compass. Twelve paper gores applied to the
globe are printed after originals drawn by Gerardus Mercator, the inventor of
the Mercator projection, which was used from the 16th Century until the middle
of the 20th Century.
Globe Diameter: 5.75"
Weight: 1.12 lb.
Cartography: Replica 16th
Item # AM-GL019
creates and distributes a comprehensive collection of historical
reproductions and unique home décor worldwide. The aim is to
challenge the mind as well as the eye. No other company in the world
reproduction antique globes and armillary
of similar quality and affordability. Attention to detail is
key. All globes are made using original charts, researched for their
historical accuracy and visual appeal. Centuries ago globes were
made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a plaster finished
papier-mâché core. Given the limited technology available at the
time, a complicated production process, and a multitude of
specialists involved, it was logical that only the very rich could
afford to own globes. This is illustrated by 18th C. Dutch painters
who used globes to symbolize affluence, science, sophistication, and
even worldliness. Authentic Models globes offer history at your
fingertips and highlight some of the world’s most famous
cartographers: Mercator, Hondius, and Vaugondy.
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Reproduction Desktop World Globe by Authentic Models, Item #AMGL045
$59.99, Decorative, Scientific Globe, Antique
Cartography, Wood Tabletop Base
Globes make great gifts for Mother's Day, Father's Day & Graduation.
Perfect as Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement Gifts, Corporate / Business / Executive Gifts, Bon Voyage & Birthday Presents