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Terrestrial globe indicating the submarine reliefs and the celestial dome

Edmé Mentelle 1786-1788 (geographer) and Jean-Tobie Mercklein (mechanic)1786

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

This globe was made for the education of the Dauphin, son of Louis XVI.

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  • Title: Terrestrial globe indicating the submarine reliefs and the celestial dome
  • Creator: Edmé Mentelle 1786-1788 (geographer) and Jean-Tobie Mercklein (mechanic)
  • Date Created: 1786
  • Location: Palace of Versailles (storeroom of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France)
  • Rights: © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet

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