A pair of table globes by Cruchley c. 1860
8 000-10 000 SEK
A PAIR OF TABLE GLOBES BY CRUCHLEY. Cruchley's New Celestial Globe, London c. 1850-60.
Cruchley map seller & globe maker, 81 Fleet Street, London. /.... / Cruchley's New Terrestrial Globe showing the latest discoveries, settlements &c. in Australia, New Zealand, California & the North Pole. London, c. 1850-60. Cruchley map seller, globe maker & publisher, 81 Fleet street, London.
A pair of table globes, diameter 15,5 cm, overall height 26 cm, each globe made up of twelve lithographed paper gores. With original varnish. Both globes with brass meridian half circles. Both on original turned mahogany stands, slightly worn.
Celstial globe with a long scratch to upper part, staining, repair with some loss, some damages.
Spotting and staining, some browning and white spots, damage and crack at the North Pole with loss, damage at the Indian Ocean, repair, a few cracks /splits, large stain at the Indian Ocean.
George Frederick Cruchley (1796/97-1880), map and globe publisher, was probably pupil to the celebrated cartographer and map publisher Aaron Arrowsmith the elder, before establishing his own business in London´s Oxford Street in 1823, he later moved to Ludgate Street in the City of London in 1825. In 1833 the business relocated to 81 Fleet Street, where it remained until Cruchley´s retirement and closure of the business in 1877.
155 mm, höjd c:a 260 mm.