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Terrestrial hand globe
|Description||Terrestrial hand globe. Geographical details on the sphere are the same as those of Fortin GLB0244, and this globe forms a pair with the armillary sphere, Fortin AST0637. Australia and New Zealand are drawn according to the Dutch discoveries. A dotted line marks a hypothetical north east, east and south coast of Australia. There are no tracks but the lands seen by Quiros and Davis are marked. A total of three oceans are named. For full details about the cartography and construction of this globe please refer to the related publication.|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection|
|Materials||plaster; wood; hand-coloured; metal; compressed cardboard; varnish; lacquer; gilt; copper plate engraved; paper|
|Measurements||Overall: 117 x 99 mm; Diameter of sphere: 65 mm|
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