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Collecting Antique Globes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
...!   Pairs Most globes were created in pairs, one depicting the earth (terrestrial) and the other depicting the sky (celestial....... Celestial globes remained unchanged for many more years than their terrestrial counterparts. A celestial globe may be dated 1816, while its terrestrial partner could be dated 1826, yet they are still a matched pair....... Celestial globes feature richly colored cartouches of the constellations, adding an artistic flair to any globe collection... Read More »