The screen has a main world map surrounded by 20 inset maps showing parts of Europe and two celestial hemispheres.

It includes a new map of the world or terrestrial globe agreeable to the most modern discoveries and regulated by astronomical observations communicated to the Royal Societies of London and Paris.


Private owner

British Library

96 Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2DB
01937 546546

Opening times

Main building

Mon – Thu, 9.30am – 8pm

Fri, 9.30am –​6pm (Sat until 5pm)

​Sun, 11am-5pm

Treasures Gallery and PACCAR exhibitions

Tue –Thu, 9.30am-8pm, Mon & Fri until 6pm, Sat until 5pm, Sun 11am – 5pm

Exhibitions at British Library

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