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The world with ist inhabitants
Bib ID 6617564
Format MapMap [cartographic three-dimensional form, object]
Author
Bauer, Carl Johann Sigmund, 1780-1857, cartographer
 
Scale Scale not given (W 180°00'--E 180°/N 90°00'--S 90°00'). 
Description [Nuremberg, Germany] : [Carl Johann Sigmund Bauer], [1830?] 
1 globe : paper gores over plaster ; 4.3 cm in diameter, in box 5.6 x 6.2 x 4.9 cm + 1 folded strip (5.5 cm x 124.5 cm, folded to 5.5 x 4.5 cm) 
Incomplete contents
  • Vignettes on folded strip: Englischman
  • Old German
  • Tyrolian
  • Hungarian
  • Spaniard
  • Laplander
  • Polander
  • Caribbee
  • Patagonian
  • Mexican
 
Notes

Miniature terrestrial globe of the world with a folding hand-coloured engraving of the peoples of the world in their native costumes with titles in a Germanized form of English. Australia is shown as New Holland and Tasmania is shown as V Diemans L (Van Diemans Land) and is drawn as an island. N South Wales is marked on the coast of New Holland. Navigation Island, Friendly Island and Sandwich Island are also shown.

Title taken from engraved and hand-coloured illustration on box lid.

Title should read: World with its inhabitants.

Signed on globe "MCB". Globemaker identified by signature "MCB" on globe.

12 paper gores applied to plaster sphere.

Cardboard box covered with marbled paper.

Accompanied by a fold-out showing twenty-eight hand-coloured engravings printed as separate panels on a single sheet, folded concertina-style. Each panel is illustrated with a single male figure, who is dressed in traditional clothing representing a different nationality or ethnic group. The sheet is attached to the inside of the box.

National Library of Australia holds a similar work with a slightly different title "The Earth and its inhabitants", with an estimated publication date of between 1830-1840. Also attributed to Carl Johann Sigmund Bauer (1780-1857), a German globe maker. Shelved at MAP GLOBE 10.

Subjects Ethnic costume.  |  Costume.  |  World maps.
Time Coverage 1830 
Form/genre Globes.
Also Titled

Earth and its inhabitants

World with its inhabitants

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