"Design on Each Side for Waterwheel Worked by Donkey Power", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Author: Badi al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari (1136–1206)
Artist: Copy by Farrukh ibn `Abd al-Latif
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 715/ A.D. 1315
Geography: probably Syria
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: H. 11 5/8 in. (29. 5 cm) W. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm) Mat size: H. 14 1/4 in W. 19 in. Frame: H. 16 3/4 in. W. 21 5/8 in
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.11

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