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Object Name Globe
Catalog Number 0985.13.00284
Description This is a round globe of the world in a brass ring set into wood hub on three legs. The top of the hub has remnants of a gilt and gesso finish and it is cracked in several places. The globe surface is dirty and unreadable in several places. The original rings were removed during conservation and stored separately from the globe.
Dimensions H-31.5 W-14 inches
Owned Matthew Fontaine Maury
Provenance This is a globe used by Matthew Fontaine Maury in his Confederate Navy work.
People Maury, Matthew Fontaine
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Navies
Naval personnel