White's Plane Spherical Globe : Northern Hemisphere/Southern Hemisphere.

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Map shows six continents, political divisions, major deserts, rivers, and cities. Includes eighteen diagrams depicting the earth's relationship to the sun and moon plus a table of "Symbols & Names of the 12 Signs of the Zodiac." Scale not given.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 21 cm. in diam., on hardboard cover, folded to 26 x 27 cm.

Creation Information

Franks, J. H. 1839.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by the University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 718 times, with 22 in the last month. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • W. White
    Place of Publication: Sheffield

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Description

Map shows six continents, political divisions, major deserts, rivers, and cities. Includes eighteen diagrams depicting the earth's relationship to the sun and moon plus a table of "Symbols & Names of the 12 Signs of the Zodiac." Scale not given.

Physical Description

2 maps on 1 sheet : col. ; 2 hemispheres, each 21 cm. in diam., on hardboard cover, folded to 26 x 27 cm.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1839

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  • April 20, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

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Franks, J. H. White's Plane Spherical Globe : Northern Hemisphere/Southern Hemisphere., map, 1839; Sheffield. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231855/: accessed December 8, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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