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Permanent Collection

Celestial Globe

Title: Celestial Globe
Date:
Artist:
Dimensions: H. 14 1/2 x W. 13 x Diam. 9 in. (36.8 x 33.0 x 22.9 cm.)
Medium: Paper gores over papier-mâché, wooden stand, and bronze meridian ring
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Seventeenth-Century Room Fund, Elizabeth Borden, The Winston-Salem Foundation, The Camp-Younts Foundation, The John and Mary Camp Foundation, and various donors, by exchange
Object Number: 2004.3

Culture: British
Inscriptions: The cartouche is signed and reads: A New CELESTIAL GLOBE Made and sold by R. Morden W. Berry and Ph. Lea at their Shops at ye Atlas in Cornhill, At the Globe at Charing Cross And at the Atlas and Hercules in Cheapside London
Classification: Sculpture
Department: European to 1910