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Sphere and stand
Celestial miniature globe. It forms a pair with the terrestrial globe Fortin, GLB0244. Astronomical details on the sphere include a note in a cartouche to the right of an imprint. There is a labelled magnitude table below Hydra, and the Milky Way is labelled. A total of four stars are named. The 48 Ptolemaic constellations and four of the non-Ptolemaic constellations are drawn. The 12 southern constellations of Plancius are also drawn.
- Image reference: F1020
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection