The purpose of this beautiful globe si to carry science and history into the world of home decor. A unique combination of classic globe replica from historical cartography with spectacular decorative stands.
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy, were the leading mapmakers in France during the 1700s. Didier was appointed geographer to Louis XV in 1760 and published globes of various sizes, the biggest with a diameter of 2.6 meters.
Reprinted under auspices of world famous National Libraries, this original chart comes from the workshops of 17th and 18th C. european cartographers. It has been made with paper gores, twelve sections hand applied on spherical cores, in authentic contemporary working process.