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Sphaerae Mundi : Early Globes at the Stewart Museum, Montreal.

Author/Creator:
Dahl, Edward.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (210 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
David M. Stewart Museum -- Catalogs.
Globes -- History.
Celestial globes -- History.
Cartography -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
From the Renaissance to well into the nineteenth century, finely crafted, scientifically valuable, and aesthetically sumptuous terrestrial and celestial globes held a place of honour in the libraries and cabinets of curiosities of the aristocracy, wealthy merchants, and centres of research and learning. Over the past thirty years the Stewart Museum at the Fort in Montreal has assembled one of North America's most important collections of these now-rare and fascinating objects. In Sphæræ Mundi Edward Dahl and Jean-François Gauvin tell the stories of these globes, explaining their iconography and introducing us to the most important European globe makers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
An Art Historian's Approach to Globes
CHAPTER 1 Globes from The Netherlands
Introduction
A Pair of Globes by the Blaeu Family: Terrestrial, Circa 1645-48, and Celestial, After 1630
Globes by Gerard and Leonard Valk, Circa 1701-50
Gerard Valk's 1701 Pair of Globes, Reissued Circa 1750
A Valk Celestial Globe, Circa 1745, Set in an Early-Nineteenth-Century Planetarium by A. and J. van Laun
An Anonymous Star Globe, Eighteenth Century
CHAPTER 2 Globes from England
Introduction
A Pocket Globe by Charles Price, Circa 1701
A Pocket Globe by Nathaniel Hill, 1754
John and William Cary's Terrestrial Globe, 1791, in an Early-Nineteenth-Century Orrery by Robert Brettell Bate
An Anonymous Miniature Globe in a Box, with Images of the Earth's Inhabitants, Circa 1825-50
A Terrestrial Globe by Newton, Son & Berry, Circa 1831-33, in an Orrery by Benjamin Martin, Circa 1770
A Pair of Miniature Globes by James Wyld Jr.: Terrestrial, 1839, and Celestial, 1840
CHAPTER 3 Globes from Germany
Introduction
A Terrestrial Globe by Johann Reinhold, Circa 1577-80
Georg Christoph Eimmart's Terrestrial and Celestial Globe Gores, 1705
Franz Ludwig Güssefeld's "Silent Globe," Circa 1792-1805
CHAPTER 4 Globes from Italy
Introduction
Giuseppe de Rossi's 1615 Copy of a 1601 Terrestrial Globe by Jodocus Hondius
A Pair of Matthäus Greuter's Globes: Terrestrial, 1632, and Celestial, 1636
Vincenzo Maria Coronelli's Terrestrial Globe, 1688
A Pair of Globes by Giovanni Maria Cassini: Terrestrial, 1790, and Celestial, 1792
An Anonymous Armillary Sphere, Eighteenth Century
CHAPTER 5 Globes from Sweden
Introduction
Two Terrestrial Globes by Anders Åkerman, Reissued by Fredrik Akrel, 1779 and 1804
CHAPTER 6 Globes from France
Introduction.
A Celestial Globe From Blois, 1533, Attributed to the Workshop of Julien and Guillaume Coudray and Jean Du Jardin
Guillaume Delisle's Pair of Globes, 1700, Reissued Circa 1708
A Celestial Globe by Abbé Jean-Antoine Nollet, Circa 1728
Globes by Didier Robert de Vaugondy
A Pair of Globes: Terrestrial, 1773, and Celestial, 1764
A Terrestrial Globe, 1754, Reissued Circa 1773
Ursin Barbay's Glass Terrestrial Globe, 1799
A Pair of Globes by Charles-François Delamarche: Terrestrial, 1801, and Celestial, Circa 1800
Three Armillary Spheres and One Planetarium, Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
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Contributor:
Gauvin, Jean-Francois.
Other format:
Print version: Dahl, Edward Sphaerae Mundi
ISBN:
9780773569072
9780773521667
OCLC:
929121783