Stock Number: 401001 a



47 cm high


C 1870

Country of manufacture

North America

Category: Globes & Orreries


Hand-colored paper gores pasted on papier-mâché and plaster to form a 12″ diameter globe. Housed in a stand with four turned wooden legs and turned stretchers, supporting a wooden horizon bearing a printed zodiacal circle and brass meridian ring. Diameter 12 inch and 47 cm high.
The Cartouch gives: Joslin’s  Terrestrial Globe  /  Containing all the latest Discoveries and Geographical Improvements / Also the Tracks of the most celebrated Circumnavigators / Compiled from Smiths new English globe with additions and improvements by Annin & Smith / Revised by G.W. Boynton / Manufactured by Gilman Joslin Boston.
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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.