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Globe: Celestial

Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium

Celestial globe number III. Incised on brass meridian circle above north pole. Globe with 12 engraved, hand-colored gores and 2 polar caps. Signs of repair. Non-Ptolemaic constellations. Wooden case. Inscriptions: "Gerardus Mercator/Rupelmondanus" ; "Louanii anno Domini 1551 mense Aprili." ; "Mercator 1551".

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  • Title: Globe: Celestial
  • Type: Globe
  • Medium: wood, paper, brass

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