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Fig. 22: Rockets hanging perpendicularly.
Fig. 23: Mount for fireworks.
Figs. 17 B-C: Rocket with external pyrotechnic cases and its parts.
Fig. 18 A: Rocket with fiery rain.
Fig. 19: Rocket with fins.
- The Great Art of Artillery
Kazimierz Siemienowicz's treatise was used for over a century as a basic manual on artillery, rocketry, and pyrotechnics. It was originally published in Latin (1650) and was translated into French (1651), German (1676),…
- Part of Artis Magnae Artilleriae
Spectators gather at night around a pyrotechnic fountain crowned with a statue of a child blowing bubbles—a symbol of vanity. A temple (decorated with geometric symbols, weights, measures, and various weapons and…