Record

Reference numberMOB/041
LevelItem
TitleTerrestrial globe by W & TM Bardin
ArtistBardin, William & Thomas Marriott Bardin
Datec.1807
DescriptionAn 18 inch diameter terrestrial globe with a brass meridian ring and hour circle on a 3-legged mahogany stand. An inscribed dedication to Sir Joseph Banks reads: 'To The Rt. Honourable SIR JOSEPH BANKS, BART. K.B, President of the Royal Society This New British Terrestrial Globe Containing all the latest Discoveries and Communications from the most correct and authentic Observations and surveys to the year 1839 by Capt. Cook and more recent Navigators. Engraved by an accurate Drawing by Mr Arrowsmith, geographer. Is respectfully Dedicated by his most obedient servants W & T M Bardin [...]'. Inset, a portrait of James Cook, whose voyages, together with all discoveries up to 1807, are recorded on the globe.
Extent1 instrument
FormatScientific Instrument
MaterialsWood, metal
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceExact provenance unknown, though inscription suggests it was gifted to the Society by the creators W & TM Bardin
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
NA8183Cook; James (1728 - 1779)1728 - 1779
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