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Terrestrial globe gores

GLB0265
Globes

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Collection Globes, Charts and maps, Globes and globe gores
Gallery locationNot on display
PeopleMaker: Woodward, George

Object details:

Object ID GLB0265
Description Terrestrial globe gores. Geographical details on the gores show the location of the 'Antipodes of Greenwich'. In the north polar region, the names of Melville and Parry are recorded. In the south polar region, there are labels for 'Enderbys L.d, I. of Peter Alexander'. A total of five oceans are named. For full details about the cartography and construction of these gores please refer to the related publication, Globes at Greenwich.
Date made circa 1850

Artist/Maker Woodward, George
Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials paper; copper plate engraved; cardboard
Measurements Overall: 140 x 340 mm; Diameter of sphere: 76 mm
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  • Terrestrial globe gores (GLB0265)
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