Museo Galileo
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Terrestrial globe
    • Setting:
      Room XVIII
    • Author:
      Maison Delamarche
    • Place:
    • Date:
    • Materials:
      paper, wood
    • Dimensions:
      sphere diameter 80 mm, height 185 mm, width 113 mm
    • Inventory:
      Dep. SBAS, Firenze
    • Terrestrial globe (Dep. SBAS, Firenze)

This finely colored terrestrial globe is the smallest in the collection of the Museo Galileo. Published by the Maison Delamarche of Paris, when it was located at 7 Rue du Battoir. An inscription records the slaying of James Cook in 1779 near Hawaii.