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[Terrestrial globe] [cartographic material]
Bib ID 5807501
Format MapMap, OnlineOnline
Author
Klinger, Johann Georg, 1764-1806
 
Online Versions
Scale Scale not given (W 180⁰00'--E 180⁰00'/N 90⁰00'--S 90⁰00'). 
Description [Nürnberg Germany : J. G. Klinger's Kunsthandlung, 1850?] 
1 globe (22 pieces) : col., wood, mounted on wooden stand ; 15.24 cm. in diam. 
Notes

Terrestrial globe that is also a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, perhaps intended as a device for teaching geography. When assembled, its exterior becomes a conventional globe. The globes individual pieces are also printed on both sides of their horizontal surfaces. These areas, when assembled, form an atlas "within" the globe, consisting of five continental maps.

Globe made up of 22 solid wooden pieces cut to fit together as a jigsaw puzzle, each with printed paper top and bottom and on outside; together comprising a terrestrial globe with an interior atlas of five continental maps with accompanying, illustrated text panels.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-234268409

Text in French.

Subjects Globes.  |  Jigsaw puzzles -- Maps.  |  World maps.
Time Coverage 1850 
Form/genre Globes.

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