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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Anonymous
Date:
1775
Short Title:
(Untitled Geographical/Astrono mical Wheel).
Publisher:
No Publisher
N.P.
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
30
Obj Width cm:
30
Scale 1:
95,000,000
Note:
Untitled, unauthored and undated varnished card wheel 11 3/4" in diameter, printed on both sides with hand colored highlighting, and mounted with a mahogany handle with brass alidades divided 0-90 degrees. Both terrestrial hemispheres are shown, with political, geographic and astronomical features in great detail. The circumference carries numerous definitions and instructions for use and calculation e.g. "To find the Azimuth of ye Sun at any given hour of the Day; To find the Space of Time during which there is no Dark Night; etc." A wonderful, most rare device.
Reference:
None found.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
(Untitled Geographical/Astrono mical Wheel).
List No:
4213.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Anonymous
Pub Date:
1775
Pub Title:
(Untitled Geographical/Astrono mical Wheel).
Pub Reference:
None found.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4213.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
30
Image No:
4213000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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(Untitled Geographical/Astronomical Wheel).