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Sphere and stand
Terrestrial table globe. It forms a pair with the celestial globe, Bardin and Wright GLB0094. Geographical details on the sphere are the same as Bardin GLB0169. There are 'Variable Winds' with wind arrows between the tropics and two tables for the Monsoons, one in 'THE INDIAN SEA' and the other in 'THE EASTERN OCEAN'. Australia is labelled New Holland and Tasmania is depicted as a peninsula. Notes on discoveries include 'G. F. de Witt's Land disc.d 1616' and 'Land of Lyons discd 1622' and 'NEW SOUTH WALES disd 1770'. The tracks 'Ad Anson's Track', 'Cap.t Cook in 1769, 1773, 1774, 1776, 1778, 1779' and 'Cook and Furneaux in 1773' are shown. There is a note on Cook's death, 'Owyhee Here Capt. Cook was killed, Feby 14, 1779'. A total of nine oceans are named.
- Image reference: F1005
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Adams collection