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Pair of Early Victorian Globes by Smith & Son

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A pair of early Victorian 18 inch globes by Smith & Son, each set into a turned mahogany stand on three cabriole legs centred on compass roses, the terrestrial globe stating ‘Smith’s terrestrial globe containing the whole of the latest discoveries and geographical improvements also the tracks of the most celebrated Circumnavigators, London C. Smith & Son, 172 strand, 1858’, the celestial globe undated, compasses replaced. English, circa 1840. Footnote: The Smith family of London globe makers, founded in 1799, produced a variety of floor and table models of globes throughout the 19th century. Charles Smith was joined in business by his son in 1845.

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  • Creator
    Smith & Son (Maker)
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1840
  • Dimensions
    H 41.5 in. x Dm 23 in.H 105.41 cm x Dm 58.42 cm
  • Diameter
    23 in. (58.42 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Lymington, GB
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU973017838611
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