Historical Globes in the British Library’s Collection Come Alive Online

A terrestial globe on which the tracts and discoveries are laid down from the accurate observations made by Capts Cook, Furneux, Phipps, published 1782 / globe by John Newton ; cartography by William Palmer, held by the State Library of New South Wales

The British Library, using sophisticated filming equipment and software, have made available to the public quite stunning interactive videos of rare globes.

 

 

Gabriel Wright & William Bardin Celestial Globe
by British Library
on Sketchfab

 

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