The building housing the device is ornately decorated with male and female caryatids, vegetal motifs, scrollwork, fish, hybrid water creatures; the door is surmounted by a heraldic coat of arms.
Mechanics: horizontal submerged waterwheel; bellows pump; flap valve; double interrupted crown gears and lantern gear; spur gear and lantern; horizontal working beam.
Ramelli, Agostino. “Plate 65: Device for Raising Water from a Canal.” In Le Diverse Et Artificiose Machine Del Capitano Agostino Ramelli. Paris, France, 1588. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/xd07gs86g.
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