This Gerard Mercator Globe is made of copperplate printed gores (specially shaped map sections) modeled after the actual 16th Century original cartographers globe. The gores are cut and applied by hand on papier-mache globe spheres. The globe is meticulously handcrafted using the complicated gravure printing process that results in the sharpest details, lines and symbols.
The beautiful globe stand is a classic French design made of wood and bronze. The stand has an antiqued distressed brown French finish. This terrestrial globe is an exact reproduction of the famous Dutch cartographer (map maker), Gerardus Mercators engraved charts from 1541.
Geradus Mercator Old World Globe Table Top Wooden Stand. Printed gores (specially shaped map sections) modeled after the actual 16th Century original cartographers globe. Some assembly is required, please see table top globe stand instructions below. This terrestrial globe is an exact reproduction of the famous Dutch cartographer. Gerardus Mercators engraved charts from 1541.A reprint of the original copperplate gores made in cooperation with the Royal Library in Bruxelles. Gerardus Mercator created the first European Mercator Projection map in 1568, it became the standard map projection for nautical purposes because of its ability to represent lines of constant course, known as rhumb lines. Nautical scenes are depicted on the outside of the Globe and. Cartouches and mythical sea monsters.
Old world globe is sure to become a conversational addition to your nautical decor. Overall Size: 13.5" x 13.5" x 24 Height. Antiqued distressed brown French finish. Gerardus Mercator (Dutch, 5 March 1512 2 December 1594).
More Sizes & Styles of Merctor & Other Old World Globes Are Available. Old World Globe Table Top Stand Instructions & Details. After that the item will be re listed. Models & furniture are securely packed with foam sheets, peanuts or bubble wraps. This item was in stock at the time of listing.
This will assure that your message will be received. The item "Mercator 1541 Old World Terrestrial Globe Classic Stand 24 Table Top Decor New" is in sale since Friday, July 13, 2018. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Décor\Globes".jimscar-go" and is located in Eugene, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.