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Cary's New Terrestrial Globe
Cary's New Terrestrial Globe
Resource Typeimage
TitleCary's New Terrestrial Globe
Coverage / Year1 January 1812; Springfield, IL
DescriptionCary's New Terrestrial Globe. Terrestrial globe/map of World. Green oceans with dark green and black outlines; tan, green and reddish land masses; black rivers, mountains, and lettering. Globe is circled vertically at an angle by a brass band with scale on one side, circular brass piece at North Pole. Globe is mounted by brass band in a four-legged wooden stand with cross stretchers. Legs painted with black laquer. Wooden circular horizontal band with top in material like globe. H 15" x Diam. 12".
InterpretationUsed for education, and for reference to distances, geography, and countries of the world. Similar to LIHO 1. Because it was manufactured in England, the Atlantic Ocean is marked as "The Western Ocean."
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorJ & W Cary
SourceManufactured at The Strand, London, England. Purchased by the National Society of Colonial Dames for the State of Illinois. Transferred to the NPS in 1972.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Map; Globe; Globes; Country
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 2
CONTENTdm file name35916151262003_2.jpg
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