Vaugondy World Globe on 3-Leg Stand
Sale $71.99 (free shipping and handling)
The globe's cartography is
modeled after the Gilles (1688 – 1766) and Didier (c. 1723 – 1786) de Vaugondy
maps. Father (image below) and son map-makers were active in Paris during mid-18th
century. The Vaugondys were well respected for the detail and accuracy of
their maps, basing their maps upon their own considerable geographic research,
the journals of explorers and missionaries, and direct astronomical observations.
Globe rests on top of three leg wood stand.
Globe Diameter: 5.75"
Weight: 1.12 lb.
Cartography: Replica 16th
Item # AM-GL033GL213
(1688 – 1766)
creates and distributes a comprehensive collection of historical
reproductions and unique home décor worldwide. The aim is to
challenge the mind as well as the eye. No other company in the world
reproduction antique globes and armillary
of similar quality and affordability. Attention to detail is
key. All globes are made using original charts, researched for their
historical accuracy and visual appeal. Centuries ago globes were
made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a plaster finished
papier-mâché core. Given the limited technology available at the
time, a complicated production process, and a multitude of
specialists involved, it was logical that only the very rich could
afford to own globes. This is illustrated by 18th C. Dutch painters
who used globes to symbolize affluence, science, sophistication, and
even worldliness. Authentic Models globes offer history at your
fingertips and highlight some of the world’s most famous
cartographers: Mercator, Hondius, and Vaugondy.
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Reproduction Desktop World Globe by Authentic Models, Item #AMGL033
$71.99, Decorative, Scientific Globe, Antique
Cartography, Wood Tabletop Base
Globes make great gifts for Mother's Day, Father's Day & Graduation.
Perfect as Wedding, Anniversary, Retirement Gifts, Corporate / Business / Executive Gifts, Bon Voyage & Birthday Presents