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Globe
A personification of Philosophy sitting on clouds with her feet resting on a globe, two putti at right holding a tablet

A personification of Philosophy sitting on clouds with her feet restin...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

The Lord with the Globe in His Left Hand

The Lord with the Globe in His Left Hand

Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))

Pallas Athena standing on a globe, a spear in her left hand, a shield in her right

Pallas Athena standing on a globe, a spear in her left hand, a shield ...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass and globe, at age 62]

[Gerhard Mercator, half-length portrait, facing left, holding compass ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. Dvisbvrgi Clivorvm : [1595] Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Weste... more

The Savior with the Globe in his Hand

The Savior with the Globe in his Hand

Grégoire Huret (French, Lyon 1606–1670 Paris)

The Savior with the Globe in his Hand

The Savior with the Globe in his Hand

Grégoire Huret (French, Lyon 1606–1670 Paris)

Cupid Shooting Arrows at the World Globe

Cupid Shooting Arrows at the World Globe

Attributed to Otto van Veen (Netherlandish, Leiden 1556–1629 Brussels)

Three Figures around a globe

Three Figures around a globe

Salvator Rosa (Italian, Arenella (Naples) 1615–1673 Rome)

Hercules en Minerva staand aan weerszijden van cartouche met titel, bekroond met wapenschilden, globe en bazuinen

Hercules en Minerva staand aan weerszijden van cartouche met titel, be...

Hercules and Minerva standing on both sides of cartouche with title, crowned with coats of arms, globe and trumpets

[Terrestrial globe gores].

[Terrestrial globe gores].

Relief shown pictorially. Title supplied by cataloger. Reissued by Giuseppe di Rossi in 1615. Dedication in upper hemisphere: Illmo. viro optimaraq. artium amatori et Fautori D. Paulo Mellino Romano ... In lowe... more

Globe cup
Globe cup
Naakte Fortuna op wereldbol draait het rad van fortuin rond

Naakte Fortuna op wereldbol draait het rad van fortuin rond

Naked Fortuna on the globe turns the wheel of fortune around

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment intended to create a vacuum by draining water from a globe attached to the top of the apparatus]

[Exterior view of building with apparatus attached for experiment inte...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: P. Gasparis Schotti ... Technica curiosa, sive Mirabilia artis, libris XII comprehensa .... Norimbergæ : Sumptibus J. A. Endteri, & Wolfgangi junioris hæredum, excudeb... more

[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force of air pressure on a vacuum]

[Man pointing to glass globe during experiment demonstrating the force...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Ottonis de Guericke Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) magdeburgica de vacuo spatio primùm à R.P. Gaspare Schotto ... nunc verò ab ipso auctore perfectiùs edita, variisque... more

Saint Margaret Ponting to Heaven, with a Globe Next to Her

Saint Margaret Ponting to Heaven, with a Globe Next to Her

Maria Clara Eimmart (German, Nuremberg 1676–1706 Nuremberg)

Man Sitting on a Cloud Above a Battlefield, Pointing to a Globe

Man Sitting on a Cloud Above a Battlefield, Pointing to a Globe

Georg Christoph Eimmart the Younger (German, Regensburg 1638–1705 Nuremberg)

Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur la projection de Mr. de la Hyre de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, et sur plusieurs routiers et mémoires des plus habiles pilotes et savans voyageurs le tout rectifié et calculé selon les dernières observations, et dédié à Mgr. l'Abbé Bignon, conseiller d'état ordinaire /

Le globe terrestre représenté en deux plans-hémisphères : dressé sur l...

Scale ca. 1:35,000,000 at the equator. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text, notes, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Cupid with globe

Cupid with globe

Saint James's Factory (British, 1749–1759)

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : laid down from the best observations and newest discoveries particularly those lately made in the south seas by Anson, Byron, Wallis, Bouganville, Cook, and other celebrated circumnavigators, illustrated with a variety of useful projections and representations of the heavenly bodies the most approved astronomical and geographical definitions tables, and problems with an easy and familiar explanation of the most curious and interesting phoenomena in the universal system.

Bowles's new and accurate map of the world, or Terrestrial globe : lai...

Shows various expedition routes. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and col. ill. Ancillary maps: Solar system -- Northern hemisphere -- Southern hemisphere -- Astronomical latitude and longitude analemma ... more

Etienne et Joseph Montgolfier, freres. Nés à Annonay en Vivaraes [i.e. Vivarais], inventeurs en Société du globe ae̋rostatique / gravé p. Thoenert.

Etienne et Joseph Montgolfier, freres. Nés à Annonay en Vivaraes [i.e....

Bust-length double profile portrait of the Montgolfier brothers, French ballonists; after the gold medal designed by Houdon. Two images below portrait show "Projet d'un Monument a elever a Mr. Charles" in Paris... more

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Experience du globe aerostatique du MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (... more

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er decembre 1783

Éxperience du globe ae̋rostatique du MM. Charles et Robert, au Jardin ...

Print shows Jacques Alexandre César Charles and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, December 1, 1783 in the first hydrogen balloon flight. (S... more

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est representé ici s'élevant pour la seconde fois au milieu de la Praïrie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accompagné de Mr. Robert ... / Desrais, del. ; Denis, sculp.

Globe aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette machine est repres...

Jacques Alexandre César Charles departs Nesle, France after the landing of the first hydrogen balloon flight from Paris on December 1, 1783. Marie-Nöel Robert (on the ground at left), who accompanied Charles o... more

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin des Thuileries

Expérience du globe aërostatique du MM. les freres Robert au Jardin de...

Print shows Anne-Jean and Marie-Noël Robert riding in the gondola of a balloon ascending from the Tuileries Garden, Paris, France, September 19, 1784, accompanied by Colin Hulin. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staf... more

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour point d'apui une machine aussi simple que facile à manœuvrer, pour avancer et se diriger dans les airs / / composé, dessiné, et gravé par le Sr. Mathieu, mecanitien.

Nouvelle forme de globe aërostatique. Au centre duquel est adapté pour...

Design drawing shows front and side elevations and plan of balloon with devices designed to facilitate navigation and maneuverability while in the air. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Etienne et Joseph Montgolfier freres. Nes à Annonay en Vivarais. Inventeures en Société un globe aérounatique

Etienne et Joseph Montgolfier freres. Nes à Annonay en Vivarais. Inven...

Bust-length double profile portrait of the Montgolfier brothers, French ballonists. After the gold medal designed by Houdon. Printed below portrait: verse and Se vende chez F.M. Will à Augsbourg. Title from ite... more

Figure exacte et proportions, du globe aërostatique, qui, le premier, a enlevé des hommes dans les airs

Figure exacte et proportions, du globe aërostatique, qui, le premier, ...

Print shows elaborately decorated balloon used by Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in ascent from Paris, October 19, 1783, reaching an altitude of 330 feet for nine minutes. (Source: A... more

La France Figurée sous un Globe est soutenu du Peuple La Noblesse et le Clergé aide au premier, la ruche represente les trois Ordres reunies.

La France Figurée sous un Globe est soutenu du Peuple La Noblesse et l...

Print shows a nobleman dressed as a knight and a bishop standing on either side of a globe which is resting on the shoulders of a member of the Third Estate, indicating that the burden of supporting the state w... more

Father Time on a Globe; Design for a Clock

Father Time on a Globe; Design for a Clock

Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, Anizy-le-Château 1824–1887 Sèvres)

Le globe volant

Le globe volant

Illustration shows a man navigating a balloon with an attached oar and rudder while seated in the basket. "Page 164." Illus. from an unidentified book or periodical. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

To Aristides, The advocate of Aaron Burr, if not Mr. Burr himself, and the implacable enemy of emigrants from all quarters of the globe. Sir. On perusing your pamphlet in favor of Aaron Burr, I find you profess to be a guardian of religion- as m

To Aristides, The advocate of Aaron Burr, if not Mr. Burr himself, and...

Imprint 2.; Burr, Aaron.; On verso: 1804; 9; N. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 1... more

Standing Portrait of a Lady with a Globe (from Sketchbook)

Standing Portrait of a Lady with a Globe (from Sketchbook)

Thomas Sully (American, Horncastle, Lincolnshire 1783–1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geography (edition of 1812,) with corrections and additions. ... Illustrated by a representation of the Solar System, and six maps of the principal divisions of the Globe"

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a ...

This image has been taken from scan 000081 from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geogra... more

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geography (edition of 1812,) with corrections and additions. ... Illustrated by a representation of the Solar System, and six maps of the principal divisions of the Globe"

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a ...

This image has been taken from scan 000531 from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geogra... more

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geography (edition of 1812,) with corrections and additions. ... Illustrated by a representation of the Solar System, and six maps of the principal divisions of the Globe"

map from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a ...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "A compendious and complete system of Modern Geography. Or a view of the present state of the World. Being a faithful abridgement of the American Universal Geogra... more

Celestial Globe

Celestial Globe

James Wilson Made in Albany, New York, United States

Celestial Globe

Celestial Globe

James Wilson Made in Albany, New York, United States

map from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the phenomena, the laws which determine their march, the disposition of their products, and their connexion with the present state and past history of the Globe; leading to the establishment of a new theory of the earth"

map from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the pheno...

This image has been taken from scan 000315 from "Considerations on Volcanos, the probable causes of the phenomena, the laws which determine their march, the disposition of their products, and their connexion wi... more

Terrestrial Globe

Terrestrial Globe

James Wilson Made in Albany, New York, United States

Supplement to the Globe. Prospectus of the Congressional Globe. Washington City October 1, 1835.

Supplement to the Globe. Prospectus of the Congressional Globe. Washin...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 195, Folder 23. Copy scanned: 2

The globe man listening to Webster's speech, on the specie circular

The globe man listening to Webster's speech, on the specie circular

A small, bust-length caricature of Washington "Globe" editor and Van Buren adviser Francis Preston Blair. The print was probably issued in the spring of 1838. In May of that year the Specie Circular, an extreme... more

Joslin's six inch terrestrial globe, containing the latest discoveries /

Joslin's six inch terrestrial globe, containing the latest discoveries...

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Philip Colman; Dec. 2002. Imperfect: Some cracking from mounting at poles, and cracking on zodiacal circle. Paired with G3160 184... more

map from "Narrative of a Whaling Voyage round the Globe, from the year 1833 to 1836. Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. With an account of Southern whales, the sperm whale fishery, and the natural history of the climates visited. [With illustrations.]"

map from "Narrative of a Whaling Voyage round the Globe, from the year...

This image has been taken from scan 000022 from "Narrative of a Whaling Voyage round the Globe, from the year 1833 to 1836. Comprising sketches of Polynesia, California, the Indian Archipelago, etc. With an acc... more

A globe to live on!

A globe to live on!

Prominent Democratic party publicists Francis Preston Blair and Amos Kendall are portrayed as Siamese twins, joined at the mid-section, and standing on a large globe. Blair (left) was the influential editor of ... more

Joslin's six inch celestial globe from the best authorities /

Joslin's six inch celestial globe from the best authorities /

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Philip Colman; Dec. 2002. Imperfect: Some cracking, spotting, and slight losses, and cracking on zodiacal circle. Paired with G31... more

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre"

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiqu...

This image has been taken from scan 000107 from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre". The title and subject terms of this i... more

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre"

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiqu...

This image has been taken from scan 000105 from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre". The title and subject terms of this i... more

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre"

map from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiqu...

This image has been taken from scan 000109 from "Immatricule géographique; ou, nouvelle méthode pour indiquer les degrès de Longitude et de Latitude du globe terrestre". The title and subject terms of this i... more

[Sculpture of sitting man with his hand on globe and sacks of money at his feet]

[Sculpture of sitting man with his hand on globe and sacks of money at...

Photograph. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

ship from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe, and three cruises to the Arctic Regions in search of Sir J. Franklin"

ship from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from volume 01 of "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe... more

map from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe, and three cruises to the Arctic Regions in search of Sir J. Franklin"

map from "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 18...

This image has been taken from scan 000026 from volume 01 of "Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Herald during the years 1845-51, under the command of Captain H. Kellett ... being a circumnavigation of the globe... more

illustration from "[Outline of the Geology of the Globe, and of the United States in particular.]"

illustration from "[Outline of the Geology of the Globe, and of the Un...

This image has been taken from scan 000151 from "[Outline of the Geology of the Globe, and of the United States in particular.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created... more