Reference numberCLP/20/21/2
TitlePaper, Water-raising engine by Robert Hooke
Date22 July 1663
DescriptionDiagram with accompanying text entitled 'A brief Description made by Mr Hook, of ye water-raising Engine presented by his Highness, Prince Rupert, to ye Society, after ye way of Cavallerius his Hydrocontisterium novum'.

This was presented to the Royal Society on 22 July 1663 and ordered to be registered.

Subject: Engineering, Hydrostatics
Physical descriptionInk on paper
NotesThe 'hydrocontisterium novum' was a pump invented by the Italian mathematician Bonaventura Cavalieri (1598-1647) and described in his Exercitationes geometricae sex (Bologna, 1647).
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueCLP/20/21
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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