A pocket-sized terrestial globe bearing the date 1779 showing the spot where Captain Cook was killed in that year, and the tract of Captain Anson's round the world voyage of 1744. The hinged fish-skin case has a coloured print of the heavens applied to the inner surfaces.
A late C18th terrestrial globe, marking the site of Captain James Cook's death in Hawaii in 1779, and the route taken by Admiral Lord Nelson on his circumnavigation 1740-44. The hinged case is covered in fish skin (shagreen) and has a coloured celestial map applied to its inner surface. Mounted on a red cloth plinth in a dome glass and wooden case.