Maps Laing's Planetarium /

Format Maps
Contributors Laing Planetarium Company
Dates 1895
Location Earth
Planet
Language English
Subjects Earth (Planet)
Maps
Title
Laing's Planetarium /
Other Title
Title from globe: Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
Title from globe: Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
Contributor Names
Laing Planetarium Company.
Created / Published
Detroit, Mich. U.S.A. : Laing Planetarium Co., [ca. 1895]
Subject Headings
-  Earth (Planet)--Maps
Notes
-  Shows the motion of the Earth and Mercury around the Sun, and the Moon around the Earth.
-  Date from dealer's information.
-  Terrestrial globe dated to 1891.
-  Title from metal plate affixed to wooden arm.
-  Metal label attached to base shows the months, seasons, and zodiac.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Acquisition made possible by Marjorie S. Fisher.
-  Acquisitions control no. 2006-84
Medium
1 globe : col. paper gores over solid paper mâche core, mounted on metal spindle, attached to walnut arm and wheels connected by navy cotton threads, which enable motion of the terrestrial globe and painted spheres representing Mercury and the Moon around a brass globe representing the Sun which is attached to a walnut spindle and base ; 8 cm. in diam.
Call Number
G3170 1895 .L2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3170 ct001892 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3170.ct001892
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2006458006
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006458006


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