C. Adamis, H. Kiepert, 1886

Diameter: 34cm

Total height: 61 cm.

Age: 1886.

Description: This is a rare and beautiful globe with a beautiful iron foot. It has a beautiful brass meridian. There are a few repaired cracks (see pictures).

The globe is made up of twelve coloured printed paper gores and two polar calottes, the equator graduated in degrees, the ecliptic graduated in days and labelled with the houses of the zodiac, the oceans showing ocean currents, mountain ranges, steamship navigation tracks, telegraph cable routes, the continents with nation states, rivers, mountains and other details. The borders of the South pole were unknown at the time.

Cartouche: C. Adami's Erdglobus, neu bearbeitet und gezeichnet von H. Kiepert,  Berlin, D. Reimer, 1886, Stich v. J. Sulzer, Druck v. L. Kraatz

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