19th century antique terrestrial globe on a decorative cast iron tripod stand resting on paw feet, with three faces of the world (demonstrating races from different continents). Some old damage (since restored) as shown in the photos
GLOBE TERRESTRE J. LEBEGUE & CIE.
30, RUE DE LILLE, 30
The globe is made up of twelve coloured printed paper gores and two polar calottes.The oceans showing ocean currents and the continents with nation states, rivers, mountains and other details.Further details relating to international rail routes, shipping lines and undersea telegraphic cables makes this a rather interesting example.
Available to view at
9 ~ 11 Marine Parade
(Church Street Entrance)
Phone: +64 3 555 2163
Mon - Sun: 10am ~ 6pm