By Julia Forte Globemaker
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.
“The Fire of the Great City of London Metropolis of the Kingdom of England on 21st September 1666, from which in 4 days it was covered with inestimable damage." Published in Vienna, 1674, by Galeazzo Gualdo Priorato.
Each globe is unique and comes with a hand cast Jesmonite base.