17. Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe

17. John Cary, 1800
Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe
Smith Collection: SM-1800-6

Brothers John and William Cary were partners in the globe business. John was a leading cartographer, and William, a skilled instrument maker. Started in 1791, their shop was deemed one of the best in the business. John’s two sons, George and John Jr. learned the trade from their father, and continued the business after his death.