A REGENCY 21 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE BY J.&W. CARY (4475231)
A REGENCY 21 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE BY J.&W. CARY (4475231)
A REGENCY 21 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE BY J.&W. CARY (4475231)

A REGENCY 21 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE BY J.&W. CARY (4475231)

c. 1790 England

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The compass paper, bezel and needle have been reinstated.

The globe is inscribed: ‘Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe Exhibiting The Tracks and Discoveries made by Captain Cook also those of Captain Vancouver on the North West Coast of America and M. De La Perouse on the Coast of Tartary together With every other improvement collected from various Navigators to the present time’.

This type of globe base, made in exotic satinwood and retailed by the firm of William Cary on the Strand in London, was by far the most expensive model Cary’s offered. Their 19th century priced advertisement shows the different types and sizes available. It is preserved in the Guildhall Library in London.

The stand: English, circa 1790

The globe: English, circa 1790 and updated in 1831

Price: £50,000 +
Elly Decker, Globes at Greenwich: A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum, 1999, p. 51, fig. 5.6.
Dimensions
Height 118.00 cm (46.46 inches)
Diameter 71.00 (27.95 inches)
Stock Code
(4475231)
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