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Coronelli’s Celestial paper Globe (Christmas Ornament version)

Vincenzo Coronelli (August 16, 1650 – December 9, 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in particular for his atlases and globes. He spent most of his life in Venice. He produced celestial and terrestrial globes … Continue reading

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“Remaking the Heavens” /2. Scan, prototype, and the North Pole

Almost two years already passed since I published my first (and last) post on “Remaking the Heavens”. Well, I worked on it, but not enough… The first thing I did was to scan the pages of the “Libro dei Globi”. … Continue reading

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