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Merian 'View of London' Desktop Globe

Merian 'View of London' Desktop Globe

By Julia Forte Globemaker

In stock : 2
Ref: JFG-007

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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.

“A view of London looking over Southwark to the North” Printed in 1638, by Matthaus Merian. First used in the "Neuwe Archontologia Cosmica", a description of all the kingdoms and republics of the whole world, written by Johann Ludwig Gottfried, decorated with maps, town view and plans by Matthaus Merian. 

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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