World Map Glasses Case & Lens Cloth

World Map Glasses Case & Lens Cloth

Regular price £12.00 £12.00 Sale

This exquisitely designed glasses case and lense cloth are beautifully illustrated, allowing you to store and transport your eyewear in style.

Made in Great Britain

Exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich. Part of the recycled leather travel collection, which includes matching passport cover and travelcard holder. Created in response to the new Tudor and Stuart Seafarers gallery at the National Maritime Museum. 

The original engraving can be seen on rotation. It’s focus is a double hemisphere, largely from Dutch sources and includes; astronomical diagrams including representations of the cosmographical hypotheses of Ptolemy, Copernicus and Tycho Brahe, a diagram of day-length, two maps of the moon's surface, one based on Hevelius's moon map and one conjectural map and is decorated with zodiac symbols, scenes of the four seasons and creatures representing the elements of air, earth, fire and water.

Case: 160mm × 60mm

Cloth: 180mm × 130mm

+ Read more - Show less