Gilman Joslin 16-inch Celestial Globe, late 19th century, twelve engraved and hand-colored gores, with colored constellations labeled and represented as stylized mythological figures, beasts, and instruments of science, brass hour ring at pole, calibrated meridian ring, engraved and printed horizon band reading in part Improved Globe Boston, Manufactured by Gilman Joslin Corrected to Date on wood with Zodiacal and Gregorian calendars, all resting on a stylized, tri-foot, cast iron base, ht. 23 in.
Provenance: Collection of Vera Rubin.
Lead shot floating around inside globe, very minor losses around Ursa Minor, other (very) minor imperfections.
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