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"Design on Each Side for Waterwheel Worked by Donkey Power", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari|Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif

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  • Title: "Design on Each Side for Waterwheel Worked by Donkey Power", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari
  • Creator: Badi' al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari|Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
  • Date Created: dated A.H. 715/ A.D. 1315
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 11 5/8 in. (29. 5 cm) W. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm) Mat size: H. 19 in. (48.3 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Frame: H. 21 5/8 in. (54.9 cm) W. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)
  • Type: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/451298
  • Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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