Volvelle

    Date
    late 17th century
    Creator
    Unknown, Artist
    Object type
    Archive reference number
    Manuscript page number
    p82r
    Material
    Dimensions
    height (drawing): 116mm
    width (drawing): 120mm
    Subject
    Content object
    Description
    Hand-drawn volvelle with two revolving discs. Floral sketches in the corner. Part of a French manuscript entitled 'Montue Chritique et Medicinale'. The original cord and pasted paper to strengthen the volvelle can be seen on the reverse.
    Related fellows
    Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691, British) , Natural Philosopher and Chemist, Natural philosopher
    Associated place
    <The World>
       > Europe
          > France
    Credit
    ┬ęThe Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.16010
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