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Rare Pair of Globes, London 1816/1828, John and William Cary

US$167,064.95per set


London, 1816/1828 Colored and lacquered copper engravings, three-legged mahogany mounts and each with a compass. Both globes have an equatorial ring with month indications and a brass meridian ring with indication of the polar altitude. Both globes are inscribed and dated and were made by the brothers John and William Cary. John (1745-1835) worked his way up as a cartographer and as engraver and publisher of maps and maps and globes, William (1760-1825) specialized in the manufacture of scientific instruments.


  • Creator
    Cary (Manufacturer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 45.28 in. (115 cm)Width: 23.63 in. (60 cm)Depth: 23.63 in. (60 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Style
    George IV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
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  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Bamberg, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5644222771342

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