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Image number: RS.15478
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Design for boat to be sailed from the shore

Date

17th century

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p3

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 380mm
width (page): 302mm

Subject

Content object

transport
   > ship

Description

Description of the design of a boat that can be pulled from the shore against a current. The four wheels will do the work of rowers and are moved by the pulling of the ropes that make the wheels turn.

Transcription

Simetria della Barca guidata.
A. Pianta
B. L'altra di 2 arbori
c. La poppa et prova della barca
D. Taler fatto di trabatura che sustenta l'asse con le ruote
E. L'asse
F. Trombe, ore s'involtano le corde
G. Catena che fa girar tutte due asse
H. 4 ruote a foggia di molini
I. L'asse con li 2 barilli, ore s'involtano le corde alle parte della poppa
K. Arbore con li girolli
L. Dentatura
K. M. Catena
Transcribed by the Making Visible project

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