Gilles Robert de Vaugondy and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy, were the leading mapmakers in France during the 1700s. Didier was appointed geographer to Louis XV in 1760 and published globes of various sizes, the biggest with a diameter of 2.6 meters. Carrying science and history into the world of home décor. A unique combination of classic globe replica from historical cartography with spectacular decorative stands.
50 x 19.7 cm