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ID Number 1959.345
Object Name globe, rolling
Title Isaac Showles Juggling Globe
Collection Artifact
Date 1859
Description Used by juggler Issac Showles, who with his feet threw it through paper hoops and garlands while lying on his back on a specially built couch mounted on a horse's back. The globe is formed of stacked 1" lumber, graduated from center into globe shape and was once completely covered with painted cloth, now partly torn off.