A rare Leonard Cushee 2 1/2-inch pocket globe,  English,  mid 18th century,
Lot 181
A rare Leonard Cushee 2 1/2-inch pocket globe, English, mid 18th century,
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,267) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare Leonard Cushee 2 1/2-inch pocket globe,  English,  mid 18th century, A rare Leonard Cushee 2 1/2-inch pocket globe,  English,  mid 18th century,
A rare Leonard Cushee 2 1/2-inch pocket globe, English, mid 18th century,
printed within a cartouche A New GLOBE of the EARTH by L Cuchee, the terrestrial sphere with engraved and hand coloured gores, showing New Guinea as a peninsular of New Holland (Australia); Dimens Land; N.Zeeland; and tracks of George Anson's voyage 1740-44; celestial globe of two hemispheres applied with twelve hand coloured half gores, in fishskin covered spherical case 2 1/2 in (6.5cm) diameter

Footnotes

  • Leonard Compere Cushee is recorded at Opposite Temple Gate, Fleet Street, London in 1761 as a map engraver,
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