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Large Globes

These are show by the entrance to the stairs leading to the David Rumsey Map Center on the fourth floor.

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Improved Globe, Boston. Manufactured by Gilman Joslin, Corrected to 1870. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by Charles Copley ... New York. Charles Copley; Gilman Joslin. Boston: 1869
This terrestrial globe is one of a pair of rare 16-­inch floor stand globes featuring earth and the heavens (shown in adjacent case). The globes’ creator, Charles Copley, won a gold medal for them from the American Institute in 1852.
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Improved Globe, Boston. Manufactured by Gilman Joslin, Corrected to 1870. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by Charles Copley ... New York. Charles Copley; Gilman Joslin. Boston: 1869
This celestial globe is one of a pair of rare 16-­inch floor stand globes featuring earth (shown in adjacent case) and the heavens. The globes’ creator, Charles Copley, won a gold medal for them from the American Institute in 1852.