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...* Twitpic * http://twitpic.com/7p93st * Instagram * http://instagr.am/p/IejkuUGxQn/ * http://instagram.com/p/IejkuUGxQn/ * Google maps * http://maps.google.......com/maps?q=Eiffel+Tower,+Avenue+Gustave+Eiffel,+Paris,+France&t=h&z=17 * http://maps.google.com/?ll=48.857995,2.294297&spn=0.007666,0.021136&t=m&z=16 * http://maps.google.com/?ll=48......: /(instagr\.am|instagram\.com)\/p\/([a-zA-Z0-9_\-]+)\/?/i, type : 'image', url : '//$1/p/$2/media/' }, google_maps : { matcher : /maps\.google\.([a-z]{2,3}(\.[a-z]{2})?)\/(\?ll=|maps... Read More »

Collecting Antique Globes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
.... It is common for many English globes to show the paths taken by Captain Cook, while some globes from the end of the 19th century even map out submerged telegraph lines and shipping lanes....... Because exploration was so fervent, the map of the earth was much more dynamic than that of the constellations....... The ornate figures, animals and celestial beings represented on a celestial globe are truly stunning and are testament that many map makers were not only technical geniuses, but creative as well... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques James Gillis » 2/4 » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiqu

.... The beautiful, accurately detailed map is set within a lavishly carved mahogany base on four cabriole legs. Globes of this grand scale were incredibly expensive to make... Read More »