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Background imageGlobe Collection: Flat Earth map of the world showing it to be a plane

Flat Earth map of the world showing it to be a plane
A MAP OF THE WORLD SHOWING IT TO BE A PLANE - and those of us who suppose it to be a globe are clearly mistaken. Date: 1893

Background imageGlobe Collection: Globe Performance

Globe Performance
A performance is watched by a packed house at the Globe theatre, London

Background imageGlobe Collection: Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece

Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece
Cartoon of an Ichthyosaurus as a museum piece, in the Ballad of the Ichthyosaurus

Background imageGlobe Collection: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio, 1595, by Gerardus Merc

Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio, 1595, by Gerardus Merc
Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594). Flemish cartographer. Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio. Map of the Arctic with the North Pole and surrounding lands within and outside the Arctic Circle, 1595

Background imageGlobe Collection: Queen Elizabeth II, 1970

Queen Elizabeth II, 1970
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth in December 1970, standing by a globe. Date: 1970

Background imageGlobe Collection: Classical Greek gods allegorised

Classical Greek gods allegorised
The classical Greek gods allegorised. Date: 18th century

Background imageGlobe Collection: WW2 - NaFI presents ENSA Production at Alexandria, Egypt

WW2 - NaFI presents ENSA Production at Alexandria, Egypt
WW2 - A playbill for a production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde produced by N.A.A.F.I (Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes)

Background imageGlobe Collection: Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London

Shakespeare Exhibition at Earls Court, London
Londons great attraction: what to see in Shakespeares England. How to find and identify the chief reconstructions of old Tudor buildings at Earls Court. Date: 1912

Background imageGlobe Collection: Poster design, Chicago Worlds Fair 1933

Poster design, Chicago Worlds Fair 1933, featuring a classical figure with arms raised, holding a model of the city. Date: 1933

Background imageGlobe Collection: Machine Gun Corps Poster

Machine Gun Corps Poster
Travel all over the world with the Machine Gun Corps. A persuasive military recruitment poster, promising the potential for travel to far corners of the globe

Background imageGlobe Collection: Rudyard Kipling at Desk

Rudyard Kipling at Desk
English writer, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) working at his desk

Background imageGlobe Collection: International Air Rally Poster 1937

International Air Rally Poster 1937
Poster, High Speed Thrills! International Air Rally, Lympne, 28-29 August. Spectacular RAF Hendon Acrobatics, Racing, Live Parachuting, Foreign Aces. Organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. 1937

Background imageGlobe Collection: A Cooks Ticket will take you anywhere

A Cooks Ticket will take you anywhere
A poster or handbill advertising the fact that a Cooks ticket will take you anywhere on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, or round the world

Background imageGlobe Collection: Grimsby Street

Grimsby Street
Busy scene at the Old Market Place and Corn Exchange at Grimsby, Humberside, England

Background imageGlobe Collection: Art / Hogarth / The Times

Art / Hogarth / The Times
THE TIMES 1 of 2 a satire on political rivalry between the Pitt and Temple factions

Background imageGlobe Collection: PTOLEMYs SYSTEM (2)

PTOLEMYs SYSTEM (2)
Earth is depicted at the centre of the cosmos, circled by the seven planets known to him : our globe is made up of four elements - earth, air, fire and water

Background imageGlobe Collection: Christopher Columbus, Italian navigator and explorer

Christopher Columbus, Italian navigator and explorer
Christopher Columbus, Italian navigator, coloniser and explorer on behalf of Spain. He undertook four voyages of exploration, first reaching the American continent in 1492

Background imageGlobe Collection: Bardelys The Magnificent, by Hamilton and Sabatini

Bardelys The Magnificent, by Hamilton and Sabatini
Bardelys The Magnificent, by Henry Hamilton and Rafael Sabatini, from Sabatinis novel (1906). First produced at the Theatre Royal, Birmingham, August 1910, then the Globe Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue

Background imageGlobe Collection: The Tatler travel number front cover, 1953

The Tatler travel number front cover, 1953
Charming illustrated front cover of The Tatlers Travel number showing a number of well-known global landmarks with various intrepid travellers using a multitude of transport methods. Date: 1953

Background imageGlobe Collection: Theatregoing / Globe / C16Th

Theatregoing / Globe / C16Th
The Wooden O : Shakespeares summer theatre. Outside the first of the Globe theatres; the audience arriving at the playhouse

Background imageGlobe Collection: Globe Theatre

Globe Theatre
The Globe Theatre (on the right) and the Bear Garden (left) are located on the South Bank, in a somewhat unprestigeous quarter of the city

Background imageGlobe Collection: Globe Theatre at Shakespeares England

Globe Theatre at Shakespeares England
A replica of the Globe Theatre at the Shakespeares England exhibition

Background imageGlobe Collection: Copernicuss System (1)

Copernicuss System (1)
A representation of his system, showing Earth circling the sun which illumines different parts of the globe according to the time of day and the season of the year

Background imageGlobe Collection: Bernouilli Brothers

Bernouilli Brothers
Brothers Jakob I and Johann I Bernoulli working on a problem of geometry

Background imageGlobe Collection: St Louis World Fair / 1904

St Louis World Fair / 1904
This postcard, which shows the Blanke Aerial Globe, was launched to promote the St. Louis World Fair in 1904, but the postmark on the back indicates it was sent in 1902!

Background imageGlobe Collection: Kepler with Rudolf II

Kepler with Rudolf II
JOHANNES KEPLER German astronomer with Rudolf II

Background imageGlobe Collection: Exploring Party / Doyle

Exploring Party / Doyle
The exploring party: Professor Challenger, with Malnone on his right, Lord Ruxton on his left, Professor Summerlee standing behind

Background imageGlobe Collection: Statue of Atlas, Rockefeller Center, New York City

Statue of Atlas, Rockefeller Center, New York City
Mini leporello picture in a Rockefeller Greeting envelope showing the bronze Atlas Staue in front of the Rockefeller Center in New York City

Background imageGlobe Collection: The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone

The Globe KD2G-2 Firefly target drone was powered by a Solar PJ32 8 pulsejet. Men of the Naval Air Technical Training Unit developing drone target aircraft push the drone around on its launcher to

Background imageGlobe Collection: Advertisement for various types of steam engine

Advertisement for various types of steam engine
Advertisement for Robey & Co of Lincoln (Globe Works), London, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Paris, manufacturers of various types of steam engine. circa 1883

Background imageGlobe Collection: Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler
JOHANNES KEPLER German astronomer

Background imageGlobe Collection: Rene Descartes / Tomb

Rene Descartes / Tomb
RENE DESCARTES French mathematician and philosopher: his tomb, at Stockholm

Background imageGlobe Collection: Rene Descartes / Statue

Rene Descartes / Statue
RENE DESCARTES French mathematician and philosopher: the statue at Tours with his famous saying, Cogito, Ergo Sum

Background imageGlobe Collection: The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin

The King of the Golden River by John Ruskin. " An enormous foam globe, on which reclined the little old gentleman." Date: First published: 1851

Background imageGlobe Collection: Library, Hartwell House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Library, Hartwell House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Watercolour painting of the Library at Hartwell House, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, by Henrietta Grace Baden Powell (nee Smyth, 1824-1914), mother of Robert. circa 1840s

Background imageGlobe Collection: Route map, Imperial Airways

Route map, Imperial Airways. 1938

Background imageGlobe Collection: WW1 poster, Red Cross recruitment

WW1 poster, Red Cross recruitment
Poster, Red Cross recruitment -- Join! The Greatest Mother. circa 1918

Background imageGlobe Collection: World map by Claudius Ptolemy (90-168). Engraving, 16th cent

World map by Claudius Ptolemy (90-168). Engraving, 16th cent
Claudius Ptolemy (90-168) Greco-Egyptian geographer. World map. Engraving, 16th century

Background imageGlobe Collection: Armillary Sphere

Armillary Sphere. Astronomicon by Gaius Julius Hyginus. 1st century. Incunabula 283. Edition of 1485. Venice. Library of the University of Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain

Background imageGlobe Collection: Poster design, Brussels International Exhibition

Poster design, Brussels International Exhibition, April to November 1935. Date: 1935

Background imageGlobe Collection: Travel poster

Travel poster using an active woman with a ball (globe) to suggest that Denmark is a healthy and cosmopolitan place to take a vacation Date: 1936

Background imageGlobe Collection: Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc

Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc
Poster or handbill advertising Cooks Tours to the Riviera, Italy, etc, using the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway to Newhaven and Dieppe, programme free from any office of Thomas Cook & Son

Background imageGlobe Collection: Earths Central Fire

Earths Central Fire
Cross-section of the globe showing the central fire, the lateral fires, and the volcanoes where the fire breaks out on the surface

Background imageGlobe Collection: Astronomy / 16th Century

Astronomy / 16th Century
A German astronomer and cosmographer, at work on a globe with his compasses

Background imageGlobe Collection: A scene from No No Nanette at the Palace Theatre, London (1925) with Joseph Coyne

A scene from No No Nanette at the Palace Theatre, London (1925) with Joseph Coyne, Binnie Hale and George Grossmith Date: 1925

Background imageGlobe Collection: Photograph of Old Globe PH, Mile End, London

Photograph of Old Globe PH, Mile End, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageGlobe Collection: Allchin Road Roller 1187

Allchin Road Roller 1187
Maker: Wm. Allchin Ltd. at the Globe Works, Northampton Type: Road Roller Number: 1187 Built: 1901 Registration: NH 3417 Cylinders: Single Nhp: 6 Date: 1970s

Background imageGlobe Collection: Wild Globe Flower - summer - June

Wild Globe Flower - summer - June (Trollius europaeus ). mixed forest in Middle Ural Mountains - Russia



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