'Geographical Diagram of the Earth', 1846.
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One of a set of teaching cards published by James Reynolds & Sons, London, England in 1846. Titled 'Geographical Diagram of The Earth', the chart shows views of the Earth respectively from the North and South Poles. Placed adjacent to these two terrestrial maps are a series of six diagrams illustrating day and night, the climatic zones, the Earth's rotation and its movement through space.