Figure 10
Terrestrial Globe (globe), ca. 1728-1730;
artists: designed and assembled by Abbé Jean-Antoine Nollet (1700-1770, scientist active in Paris (France)), painted decoration attributed to Martin brothers (active ca. 1725-1780 in Paris (France));
printed paper, papier-mâché, gilt bronze, and wood painted with vernis Martin, 110 x 45 cm (diameter);
J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu, California), 86.DH.705.1.

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