Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Wilson, James
Date:
1811
Short Title:
A New American Terrestrial Globe.
Publisher:
James Wilson
N.P.
Type:
Globe
Obj Height cm:
33
Obj Width cm:
33
Note:
Wilson's first dated globe, issued one year after his undated 1810 globe, also 13 inches. This is the first dated globe issued in the United States. In 1812 Wilson issued his first Celestial Globe. This thirteen inch Terrestrial Globe is on a four leg table stand. Total height from base to tip is 18 inches.
Reference:
Yonge p 65-66; Warner p. 135; Kimball p22; Ristow p 278-279.
World Area:
World
Full Title:
A New American Terrestrial Globe on which the Principal Places of the Known World are Accurately laid down with the traced attempts of Captain Cook to discover a Southern Continent by James Wilson 1811.
List No:
4994.000
Series No:
1
Publication Author:
Wilson, James
Pub Date:
1811
Pub Title:
A New American Terrestrial Globe on which the Principal Places of the Known World are Accurately laid down with the traced attempts of Captain Cook to discover a Southern Continent by James Wilson 1811.
Pub Reference:
Yonge p 65-66; Warner p. 135; Kimball p22; Ristow p 278-279.
Pub Note:
See note field above.
Pub List No:
4994.000
Pub Type:
Globe
Pub Maps:
1
Pub Height cm:
33
Pub Width cm:
33
Image No:
4994000
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 1998
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