Introduction: a few "globological" observations


Stands classification by shapes of bases

Four-column with central pivot

Jan van de Venne 17th century
Rossi's globe after Hondius

This stand could have been made in any of the 17th, 18th, 19th or 20th centuries.


A Valk celestial globe (circa 1745) in an early 19th century planetarium by A. and J. van Laun

A pedestal table transformed into a scientific instrument!


Greuter globe

Probably a 19th century stand for a 17th century globe.

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