C. Abel Klingers terrestrial globe, Nuremberg, 1845

Diameter: 6 cm

Total height: 10 cm.

Age: 1845, The labelling of the Antarctic and Tasmania date this globe's manufacture to between the discovery of Wilkes Land in 1842 and the naming of Tasmania in 1846.

Condition: The globe is in good condition and is very clear and easy to read. The box is in good shape and of more recent date.

Description:  A fine miniature terrestrial globe made up of twelve hand-coloured engraved gores. the equator and prime meridian graduated in degrees, the latter running through Iceland, the ecliptic ungraduated, the continents delicately outlined in orange, green yellow, red and purple, and showing rivers, mountains and some cities, Antarctica and Wilk Ld shown, Tasmania labelled v. Diemens L. with brass axis pins in square fruitwood box secured by a brass hook and eye, the lid applied with a hand-coloured engraved cartouche depicting three students with two globes and a map with foliate decoration surround.

Cartouche: The Earth published by C. Abel Klinger in Nuremberg

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