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Lane's improved globe
Bib ID 6934895
Format MapMap [cartographic three dimensional form, object]
Author
Lane, Thomas
 
Scale Scale approximately 1:200,000,000 (W 180°00ʹ--E 180°00ʹ/N 90°00ʹ--S 90°00ʹ). 
Description London : [Lane], [1833?] 
1 globe : handcoloured, copper engraved gores over papier-mache and plaster sphere, varnished ; 7.6 cm in diameter, in case 8.5 cm in diameter 
Notes

Terrestrial pocket globe of the world. Relief shown pictorially.

Australia is shown as New Holland and Tasmania is shown as Dimens Land. Swan R. Settlement, Sydney (shown as Sidney), N. South Wales and de Wits Land are also shown.

"Enderby's Land" with the date of 1833 is shown in the area of Antarctica.

Shows voyages of Cook, Anson, King and Ross.

The place of Captain Cook's death is marked on the globe near Owhywee/Sandwich Islands "Here C. Cook was killed 14 Feby. 1779".

Cartouche title.

12 copper engraved, handcoloured gores and 2 polar calottes mounted on plaster-covered, papier mache sphere. Two metal pivots at the poles.

In original shagreen spherical case; closes with three hook-and-eye metal clasps. The interior of the case is lined with 12 copper engraved, handcoloured celestial gores.

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel.  |  Anson, George Anson, Baron, 1697-1762 -- Travel.  |  King, James, 1750-1784 -- Travels.  |  Ross, John Sir, 1777-1856 -- Travels.  |  Ross, James Clark Sir, 1800-1862 -- Travels.  |  World maps.
Time Coverage 1833 
Form/genre Globes.  |  World maps.

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