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Sphere and stand
Terrestrial table globe. Geographical details on the sphere show hatched oceans, with Asia and America as separate continents. South America and the hypothetical southern continent is labelled. In Europe, there are labels for countries, towns and regions. North America has the text 'DEVICTA ANNO 1530' and nine regions there are labelled. The west coast of North America is labelled and there is an inscription in South America and names for five regions. The south-west coast of South America is labelled. In Asia there are 11 labels for different areas. Japan is labelled and the ghost islands below 'IAVA MINOR' are labelled 'CAYFORAM FNSVLAE'. In a later hand the voyage of Schouten and le Maire has been added and labelled.
- Image reference: D8043_1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London