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    Laing's Planetarium
    Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
    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. ...
    • Contributor: Laing Planetarium Company - Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1895