A Joslin's 6-inch Table Globe<BR /> late 19th Century  12 x 6-1/2 in. (30.4 x 16.5 cm.)
Lot 4282
A Joslin's 6-inch Table Globe
12 x 6-1/2 in. (30.4 x 16.5 cm.)
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Joslin's 6-inch Table Globe
Gilman Joslin; Boston,
late 19th Century
[signed] Joslin's/Six Inch/Terrestrial Globe/Containing the Latest Discoveries/Boston/(Gilman Joslin below Alaska, and made up of twelve hand-colored engraved gores and two polar calottes, the equatorial graduated in degrees, hours and minutes, the meridian of Greenwich un-graduated, the oceans with an analemma, and lines for the northern and southern limits of wood, grain, the vine and bananas, Antarctica with Land discov.d by Capt. Wilkes of the U.S. Ship Vincennes, the islands of Peter I and Alexander I and Cap.t Weddell R.N. reached this point 1823, the continents with nation states variously and delicately shaded in pastel colors, showing towns, cities, rivers, mountains, deserts and the Great Wall of China, mounted on an engraved and divided half brass meridian circle supported by an ebonized baluster-turned column and circular plinth base.
12 x 6-1/2 in. (30.4 x 16.5 cm.)
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