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The Antique Terrestrial White globe combines a vintage map created in 1790 with modern updates that make it unlike any globe you’ve had before. Every continent and ocean is shown with absolute clarity and contrast, and it features lines showing the three voyages of Captain James Cook–a design element first created in 1790 by Giovanni Maria Cassini. The map also shows the United States which was very young at the time and not included on many maps. With its smooth, independent rotations, it’s like history comes to life in your home or office.
- 2015 Luxury Gift of the Year Award Winner
- Antique map from 1790
- Features lines showing the voyages of Captain James Cook.
- Features latitude and longitude lines
- Red ecliptic line is present, showing the sun’s position each day of the year
- Available in 4.5″, 6″ or 8.5″
- There is no Antarctica because James Cook did not believe it existed
- Rotates using ambient light
- Hidden magnets provide movement
- No cords or batteries
- Comes with 3 prong acrylic base. This gives the globe the illusion that it is suspended in the air, floating and rotating.
Additional bases may be selected and purchased at an additional cost