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  • 10. Geographia Six-Inch Terrestrial Globe

    10. Geographia LTD., 1920s Geographia Six-Inch Terrestrial Globe Smith Collection: SM-1890-27 www.oshermaps.org/map/2350.0001 ...

  • 9. Sphaera Stellifera Accurate

    9. Willem Jansz (Blaeu), 1606 Sphaera Stellifera Accurate Smith Collection: SM-1855-69 www.oshermaps.org/map/2320.00001 Sphaera Stellifera Accurate (#9) is the oldest globe currently on display in our cases. It was created by Willem Jansz. B...

  • 6. Loring’s Terrestrial Globe

    6. Josiah Loring, 1855 Loring’s Terrestrial Globe Smith Collection:SM-1855-69 www.oshermaps.org/map/49626.0001 Joslin was Loring's assistant and took over globe production, hence the discrepancy between title and creator...

  • 4. The Celestial Indicator

    4. Henry Bryant, 1872 The Celestial Indicator Osher Collection: OS-1872-21 www.oshermaps.org/map/13344.0001 This armillary sphere (#4) not only shows the lines of the Earth, but it also shows the movements of the solar system. All eight plan...

  • 20. Globe Dresse par M. Robert De Vaugondy

    20. Charles Francois Delamarche, 1787 Globe Dresse par M. Robert De Vaugondy Smith Collection: SM-1787-8 www.oshermaps.org/map/2325.0001 This terrestrial globe, another product of Delamarche, was originally created by Robert de Vaugondy to vi...

  • 1. Wright’s New Improv’d Celestial Globe

    1. Gabriel Wright, 1782 Wright’s New Improv’d Celestial Globe Smith Collection: SM-1782-6 www.oshermaps.org/map/2323.0001...

  • 2. Erd-Globus

    2. Ludwig J. Heymann, 1880 Erd-Globus Smith Collection: SM-1880-26 www.oshermaps.org/map/2348.0001...

  • Mapping Maine: Exhibit Extras

    [expand title="EXHIBIT NAVIGATION"] Mapping Maine: The Land and its Peoples, 1677–1842 1. Early Colonial Encounters: The seventeenth century 2. Colonial and Early Republic: Mapping out the Penobscot 3. Moses Greenleaf, Independence, and Int...

  • Classroom Activity Kits Available for Borrow

      Available for teachers within a 30 minute drive from Portland, our Classroom Activity Kits include high-quality printed reproductions of map sets as well as a variety of age-appropriate worksheet activities, answer keys, hands-on craft or g...

  • Section 3a – Moses Greenleaf’s Promotional Work

    [expand title="EXHIBIT NAVIGATION"] Mapping Maine: The Land and its Peoples, 1677–1842 1. Early Colonial Encounters: The seventeenth century 2. Colonial and Early Republic: Mapping out the Penobscot 3. Moses Greenleaf, Independence, and Int...