Monday, April 23, 2018

The World Inside a Spanish Globe

This globe (c. 1907) is unlike any other currently known. Inside are beautiful illustrations, encyclopaedic entries and a planetarium that re-enacts the revolution of the planets around the sun at the turn of a cog.


The World Inside a Spanish Globe from Cambridge University on Vimeo.

It is part of the collection of the University of Cambridge’s Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

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