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Thomas Malby: Pair of Malby Library Globes - Celestial & Terrestrial

Map: GLOBE177
 
Cartographer: Thomas Malby
Title: Pair of Malby Library Globes - Celestial & Terrestrial
Date: 1854
Published: London
Width: 21 inches / 54 cm
Height: 43 inches / 110 cm
Map ref: GLOBE177
Description:
Large pair of 18-inch library globes produced by Thomas Malby using information from the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. The mahogany three-legged stands are carved with foliage decoration and have inset compasses. The terrestrial globe is dated 1854 and the celestial globe is dated 1850. 43 inches tall. The stand for the celestial is a later replacement.