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The Aspen Antiques and Fine Arts Fair ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 02/17/2012
...://www.aspenartfairs.com/     Terrestrial Globe by W. & A.K. Johnston, Thirty-Inch Fancy Intense Yellow Green Diamond Ring Girl in a Green Coat by Berthe Morisot... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » June

.... Rendered in painstaking detail by expert cartographers of the time, this pair of globes – one terrestrial and one celestial......– capture the most accurate representation of the world and the sky available in 1816. The terrestrial projection even delineates Native American tribal lands and natural resources and includes accurate......placement of New Orleans, a well-traveled and economically vital port. To launch the armchair explorer of the time, the voyages of Captains Cook, Vancouver and others are charted. The terrestrial globe also... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » March

.... Such superior globes were also outfitted with additional navigational instruments. For instance, the terrestrial globe features an analemma, which provided a scale of the Sun... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » February

...’s a large world after all! February 17th, 2012 | posted by James Gillis This extraordinary terrestrial globe, measuring an impressive 30 inches in diameter, was crafted by the reputable firm W. & A.K. Johnston, Ltd... Read More »