Diagram naming the parts of a terrestrial and celestial globe


These engravings of a terrestrial and celestial globe have been taken from Benjamin Martin’s The Description and Use of both the Globes, the Armillary Sphere and Orrery (1770). Each globe has been labelled in order to identify and provide correct names for the key features.

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The description and use of both the globes, the armillary sphere, and orrery, exemplified in a large and select variety of problems ... Also, a new construction of each globe, etc.
Around 1770
Benjamin Martin
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