Newton son & berry globe, c1830


A terrestrial pocket globe by newton son & berry globe in original mahogany case. Inscription:[ north pacific ocean: e165 – w 165, n 30 – 50]: newton / new & improved / terrestrial / globe / published by newton son & berry / 66 chancery lane / london. The sphere is made of papier mache. It is covered with a plaster coating and 12 full gores from north to south equatorial pole. The gores are copper-engraved, hand coloured and varnished. There is a metal pivot at both poles. The sphere fits into two notches in the rim of the bottom part of a domed wooden case. Diameter 3 inches= 7,6 cm

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