Terrestrial Globe, a new globe of the earth



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SKU: 12290 POCKET GLOBE | Lane, N. Categories: , Tags: ,

Pocket globe, ca 7,5 cm diameter (2,75 inches). The cartouche printed A New Globe of the Earth by N.Lane, outside the cartouche printed 1776 Prockter fc, the sphere with twelve hand-coloured printed gores. In a fish skin covered case with inner hemisphere applied with two sets of twelve half gores printed with the celestial globe. The globe with details of both Anson’s and Captain Cook’s travels, Tasmania is labelled Dimes Land and is attached to mainland Australia and California is represented as an island. Nicholas Lane was recorded as living in Southwark by 1783, but there is no further information about him apart from his pocket globes. Small restorations at the case, no pins.