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  • 3. Ptolemaic Armillary Sphere 

    3. Charles Francois Delamarche, 1790  Ptolemaic Armillary Sphere Smith Collection: SM-1790-18  www.oshermaps.org/map/2327.0001 This French armillary sphere (#3) features two brass arms representing the Sun and the Moon in orbit around the Ear...

  • 5. A New Celestial Globe

    5. John Senex, 1770s-80s A New Celestial Globe Smith Collection:SM-1810-8 www.oshermaps.org/map/2331.0001 ...

  • 8. Charles Francois Delamarche

    8. Charles Francois Delamarche, 1799 Globe Terrestre Smith Collection: SM-1799-7 www.oshermaps.org/map/2328.0001 Charles Francois Delamarche was one the most successful French map and globe creators of the 18th century. Delamarche took over ...

  • 14. Loring’s Celestial Globe

    14. Josiah Loring, 1854 Loring’s Celestial Globe Smith Collection: SM-1854-57 www.oshermaps.org/map/49627.0001 Market demands led many globemakers to draw the constellations on their celestial globes incorrectly, facing outwards, to show a...

  • 15. A New Globe of the Earth

    15. R. Cushee and E. Cushee, 1731 A New Globe of the Earth Smith Collection: SM-1731-5 www.oshermaps.org/map/2322.0001 A New Globe of the Earth (#15) is a pocket globe made by Richard Cushee and his wife, Elizabeth. Richard Cushee originally...

  • 17. Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe

    17. John Cary, 1800 Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe Smith Collection: SM-1800-6 www.oshermaps.org/map/2329.0001 Brothers John and William Cary were partners in the globe business. John was a leading cartographer, and William, a skilled instru...

  • 24. Globo Terrestre

    24. Giovanni M. Cassini, 1790 Globo Terrestre Smith Collection: SM-1790-17 www.oshermaps.org/map/2326.0001 Giovanni Maria Cassini was one of the three major Italian globemakers between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. However, some sc...

  • 25. Globo Celeste

    25. Giovanni M. Cassini, 1790s Globo Celeste Smith Collection: SM-1792-9 www.oshermaps.org/map/13345.0001 Giovanni Maria Cassini was one of the three major Italian globemakers between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. However, some scho...

  • 31. [Pocket Globe]

    31. Unknown, 1860 [Pocket Globe] Smith Collection: SM-1860-25 www.oshermaps.org/map/2346.0001 Spherical metal case, 2" diameter; tiny. While some small globes could have been of use in education for kids, many of them were purchased and used...

  • 34. [Inkwell Globe]

    34. Unknown, 1852 [Inkwell Globe] Smith Collection: SM-1852-21 www.oshermaps.org/map/2341.0001 This novelty globe (#34) opens in halves to reveal an glass inkwell inside. Made in 1852, the inkwell globe is mounted on an elaborate iron base. ...