Celestial pocket globe - case for the terrestrial pockte globe. Spherical case consisting of two hinged hemispheres with two hook and eye clasps. It is lined with gores depicting the celestial sphere. There is a magnitude table in front of Ursa Major and the Milky Way is labelled. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and three of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. Four of the southern constellations are drawn as well as those of Plancius and Hevelius.
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
hand coloured lithography; metal; paper; shark sking; wood