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Sphere and stand
Terrestrial table globe. It forms a pair with the celestial globe, Blaeu GLB0101. Geographical details on the sphere include loxodromes for 32 compass points. The Strait of Ie Maire is labelled. A hypothetical southern continent is drawn and labelled 'TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA MAGALLANICA'. There are numerous decorations, including animals in North and South America and Africa, nomads in Asia, cannibals in Brazil and birds in the southern continent. There is a large decorative group with Neptune just above the equator, and many ships in the oceans.
Willem Jansz Blaeu
- Image reference: D7395_1
- Caird (formerly Mensing) Collection, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London