The well is decorated with a monstrous female figure who dispenses water from her breasts.
Mechanics: hand crank; force pump; flap valve; interrupted spur gear and racks; flywheel; roller guides.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 20: Single-Person-Operated Device for Drawing Water from a Well.” In Le Diverse Et Artificiose Machine Del Capitano Agostino Ramelli. Paris, France, 1588. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/cz30ps77f.
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