Product images of Globe dividers, circa 1600
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Globe dividers, circa 1600
Mariners used dividers for measuring distances on charts and globes. This pair is made of brass with steel points. They have curved arms since they are intended for use in measuring distances on the curved surface globe rather than on a flat map.
- Image reference: B7314
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Barberini Collection