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Selected Maps

Cartographer: William Fraser
Title: : Georgian Waywiser
Date: c. 1795      Size: 32 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Remarkable George III mahogany waywiser. Manufactured in London, circa 1795. The wheel measures 31.5 inches in diameter.
Map Ref: GLOBE157
Cartographer: Elliot Bros.
Title: : Victorian Waywiser
Date: c. 1850      Size: 50 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Marvellous Victorian waywiser. Six spoke iron wheel with a brass and silvered reading dial.
Map Ref: GLOBE191
Cartographer: J. Berg
Title: : Tellurian
Date: c. 1870      Size: 25 x 16 inches
Published: Stockholm
Description: Swedish 19th-century tellurian with a six-legged, cast-iron base. 16 inches tall.
Map Ref: GLOBE176
Cartographer: Maison Delamarche
Title: : Mouret-System Globe-Clock
Date: c. 1880      Size: 10 x 27 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Unusual and elaborate Mouret globe-clock designed to show the position of the Sun over the Earth using a rotating 8-inch terrestrial globe.
Map Ref: GLOBE195
Cartographer: J. Cottet
Title: : Franche Comté Rosewood Table Clock
Date: c. 1880      Size: 21 x 41 inches
Published: Morez
Description: A large and impressive Franche Comté rosewood calendrical and astronomical striking table clock, 40 inches high. Manufactured in Morez, in the Jura region of France.
Map Ref: GLOBE241
Cartographer: Horne & Thornthwaite
Title: : Horne & Thornthwaite Brass Telescope
Date: c. 1885      Size: 50 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: This impressive brass telescope, 50 inches long and 20 inches tall was crafted in London, circa 1885 by one of the most celebrated Victorian instrument-makers, Horne & Thornthwaite.
Map Ref: GLOBE197
Cartographer: Ernst Schotte & Co
Title: : Tellurian
Date: c. 1890      Size: 41 x 23 inches
Published: Berlin
Description: Grand 19th-century tellurian manufactured by Ernst Schotte & Co. in Berlin around 1880. A geared mechanism allows the terrestrial and lunar globes to orbit around the sun, here represented by a candle.
Map Ref: GLOBE133
Cartographer: Anonymous
Title: : Japanese Binoculars
Date: 1900      Size: 25 x 65 inches
Published: Japan
Description: These impressive early 20th-century Japanese marine binoculars were perhaps produced by Nippon Kōgaku Kōgyō Kabushikigaisha (Japan Optical Industries Co., Ltd.) which is now the Nikon Group. Brass-plated chrome on the eyeglasses and with engraved Japanese script on the focus. Standing upon a European surveyors tripod (branded TC & S). 65 inches tall.
Map Ref: GLOBE283
Cartographer: Troughton & Simms
Title: : [Theodolite]
Date: c. 1900      Size: 9 x 15 inches
Published: London
Description: Fine early-20th Century universal theodolite by British scientific instrument manufacturers, Troughton & Simms, established in 1826 by Edward Troughton and William Simms.
Map Ref: GLOBE414
Cartographer: Dent & Co.
Title: : [Pattern 20 Boat Compass]
Date: c. 1908      Size: 36 x 30 inches
Published: London
Description: Handsome early 20th century 'Pattern 20" ships' compass by celebrated instrument makers Dent & Co.
Map Ref: GLOBE416
Cartographer: The Trippensee MFG
Title: : Trippensee Planetarium Co. Tellurian
Date: 1908      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Detroit
Description: Early 20th-century tellurian manufactured by the Trippensee Planetarium Co., Detroit. In perfect working order. 15 inches tall.
Map Ref: GLOBE167
Cartographer: Siebe, Gorman & Co.
Title: : [12-Bolt Diving Helmet]
Date: c. 1930      Size: 14 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Impressive early 20th Century Twelve-Bolt Diving Helmet made by British engineers and diving equipment developers Siebe, Gorman & Company Ltd. With bespoke velveteen pedestal.
Map Ref: GLOBE389