The well is decorated with a monstrous female figure who gazes in the mirror and dispenses water from her breasts.
Mechanics: hand crank; force pump; conical valve; double interrupted crown gears and lantern gear; spur gear and lantern; horizontal working beam; motion converter (rotating to linear); flywheel.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 64: 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/gt54kn177.
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