Decoration combined with history and exploration. Globes are stimulating, extraordinary and poetic. Father, Gilles Roberts de Vaugondy, and son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy, were the leading mapmakers in France during the 1700s. Didier was appointed geographer to Louis XV in 1760 and published globes of various sizes this size allows for exploration of the routes followed by early explorers.
Measures 14cm = approximately 5.5inches