While our students are away on their spring break, we placed a few more works of art and science into the newly renovated Firestone Library. Here are images from the last couple days. Note in particular, you can see the bottom of the world as you walk up the stairs.
Anonymous, Terrestrial Globe, Venice, 1631. Hand-painted, 32 inches in diameter, with full metal meridian ring, and printed horizon ring, resting on a short turned column in an elaborate wooden stand of six turned supports and half-ball feet. Rare Books and Special Collections.
Otherwise known as Man Reading a Newspaper.