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Maps Laing's Planetarium

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Title
Laing's Planetarium
Other Title
Rand McNally & Co.'s new 3 inch terrestrial globe
Contributor Names
Laing Planetarium Company.
Rand McNally and Company.
Created / Published
Detroit, Mich. U.S.A. : Laing Planetarium Co., [ca. 1895]
Subject Headings
-  Earth (Planet)--Maps
Genre
Globes
Astronomical models
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/Physical Location
G3170 1895 .L2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3170.ct001892
Library of Congress Control Number
2006458006
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2006458006
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2006458006&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Laing Planetarium Company, and Rand Mcnally And Company. Laing's Planetarium. [Detroit, Mich. U.S.A.: Laing Planetarium Co, 1895] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006458006/. (Accessed August 29, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Laing Planetarium Company & Rand Mcnally And Company. (1895) Laing's Planetarium. [Detroit, Mich. U.S.A.: Laing Planetarium Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006458006/.

MLA citation style:

Laing Planetarium Company, and Rand Mcnally And Company. Laing's Planetarium. [Detroit, Mich. U.S.A.: Laing Planetarium Co, 1895] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2006458006/>.