Mercator's terrestrial globe, 1541
Art. GL006T - Diameter of the globe: 11 centimetres - height: 26.5 centimetres
Mercator's terrestrial globe with compass, 1541
Art. GL019 - Diameter of the globe: 11 centimetres - height: 21 centimetres
These two items are faithful reproductions of the terrestrial globe made by the famous Flemish geographer and cartographer G. Mercator, who drew and engraved it in 1541.
They are both mounted on a wooden base and one is provided with a compass inside its stand, as was customary at the time when they were first created.