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Rocque 'Map Bloomsbury' Desktop Globe

Rocque 'Map Bloomsbury' Desktop Globe

By Julia Forte Globemaker

In stock : 2
Ref: JFG-008

Regular price £ 375.00
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Each sphere is hand made from casting plaster. Each globe is made in the time honoured traditional method. 12 paper gore sections are carefully applied to the sphere with starch paste. Once dry the surface is burnished and finished with multiple very thin layers of varnish.

Bloomsbury 1746, by John Rocque. A French-born British surveyor and cartographer, best known for his detailed maps of London.

Each globe is unique and comes with a hand cast Jesmonite base.

Made by hand in London.

Dimensions: Globe 15cm, base 6.5cm

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