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Globe Delamarche 1876


Mappemonde Antique french terrestrial globe made in 1876 by Maison Delamarche.

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  • Founded by Charles François Delamarche, one of the most important French geographers and mapmakers, who entered the globe industry as successor to the Robert de Vaugondy family of map and globe makers to King Louis XVI.

    Delamarche obtained the shops of many of his local competitors, which enabled him to produce globe models in many different sizes. He also republished many Robert de Vaugondy maps and globes. Charles worked with Charles Dien, a cartographer. In 1817 Felix Delamarche (1817-1847, son of Charles, took over the business which stayed in the family until 1847, when taken over by Grosselin.

  • Century 19th century
    Year 1876
    Condition Very good
    Height (cm) 60
    Diameter (cm) 32
    Wood Ebony
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