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Selected Maps

Cartographer: 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: Henri Roberts
Title: : Planisphere
Date: 1850      Size: 10 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: Beautiful brushed brass planisphere, showing astrological signs around the horizon band and with a rotation Earth for description of movement around the Sun.
Map Ref: GLOBE261
Cartographer: Richard Hornby & Son
Title: : Two-Day Marine Chronometer
Date: c. 1850      Size: 7 x 8 inches
Published: London
Description: Rare mid-19th Century mahogany cased two-day marine chronometer, with glass viewing lid and original winding instrument. Sold by John Bruce & Sons, Liverpool, UK.
Map Ref: GLOBE297
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: 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: 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: Anon
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: 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: GLOBE253