Heymann Globe, C 1885


A small German Globe by Ludwig Julius Heymann Berlin ca. 1885 Erd Globus nach den neuesten u. besten Quellen entworfen BERLIN LUDW. JUL. HEYMANN made up of twelve chromolithographed gores, the oceans showing ocean currents, on   turned ebonist wooden column. 21,5 cm high with a diameter of 9 cm.
Ludwig Julius Heymann (c 1860-1903) was an active Berlin Globe maker from c 1860 to 1903.
Due to the growth of his company he expanded into Leipzig and began to offer models in many different languages. Eventually Heymann employed Henry Lange, who was known for his detailed mapping and who had been a student of Brockhaus (of Leipzig). The Heymann globes are superb and highly appreciated as they displayed early on significant details such as the Great Wall of China and the up keep of explorations to the North and South Pole. Not on this globe

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