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Le diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli Le diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli

1588

Science History Institute

Science History Institute

Plate 191: Movable counterweight trebuchet, for launching rocks and fireballs to defend a city or fortress. Mechanics: hand crank; worm and worm gear; spur gear and recessed face gear; projectile throwing engine.

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  • Title: Le diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli Le diverse et artificiose machine del Capitano Agostino Ramelli
  • Creator: Agostino Ramelli (1531–approximately 1600)
  • Date Created: 1588
  • Location Created: Paris, France
  • Provenance: Science History Institute
  • Type: Engraving
  • Rights: Public Domain Mark 1.0
  • External Link: View our digital collections

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