An antique French globe by M.Vivien De Saint-Martin c.1867 – 1872
An antique globe BY M.Vivien De Saint-Martin, PARIS is dated around c.1867-1872 as on the globe, Alaska is labelled as part of the USA (this happened in 1867). Also, in Hungary Budapest is named Pesth. The name change occurred 1872. The papier mache globe is in very good condition for its age. The globe is a territorial map but also shows oceanic currents. The gold decorative pieces at the top and bottom of the half meridian may be later replacements. The turned ebonised base is original.
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