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Vincenzo Coronelli, Celestial globe gores

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Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1715) and Jean-Baptiste Nolin (1657-1725)
Celestial globe gores, 1693 (20th century reprint)
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza

These six gores and two polar caps are part of a complete set of gores printed from the original copper plates. They were designed to compose a celestial globe with a diameter of 108 cm like the one on display in this room.