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Terrestrial Globe:Engraved title and date
Terrestrial Globe:Engraved title and date
The inscription explains that this terrestrial globe was made with the latest and most exact observations approved by the Academy of Sciences in Paris, in 1728.


Globe made by Jean-Antoine Nollet, scientist; Map by Louis Borde, engraver
French, Paris, 1728
Wood painted with vernis Martin; papier mâché; printed paper; bronze
3 ft. 7 in. x 1 ft. 5 1/2 in. x 1 ft. 1/2 in.
86.DH.705.1