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Wick Antiques Ltd
Wick Antiques Ltd is located in Hampshire, UK

12 inch Franklin terrestrial table globe by Nims & Co, New York

REF: jhaatyounlui / LA315349
£2850
€3143
$3726
Description
A 12 inch Franklin terrestrial table globe by Nims & Co, New York, the twelve gores engraved and hand-coloured, with a brass calibrated meridian ring and papered horizon ring, all raised on a tripod cast iron base, the cartouche reading “The Franklin Terrestrial Globe, 12 inches in diameter containing all the Geographical Divisions & Political Boundaries to the present date, carefully compiled from the best Authorities. H.B. Nims & Co., Troy. N.Y. Rae Smith engraver, N.Y.” American, circa 1870. Footnote: The first Franklin terrestrial globe was issued in the mid-1850s by Merriam & Moore, booksellers in Troy, N.Y. They would issue several new editions over the course of the next half century and were supplied by a succession of globe makers, including H.B. Nims & Co., later named Nims & Knight.

measurements

Height:
16 in
Width:
19 in
Depth:
19 in

declaration

Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the 12 inch Franklin terrestrial table globe by Nims & Co, New York (LA315349) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c 1870

condition

Good

additional info

Material:
Iron
Origin:
American
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c 1870

delivery

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location

This 12 inch Franklin terrestrial table globe by Nims & Co, New York is located in Hampshire, UK

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