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System for lifting Antoninus column, Rome

RIBA16241
Zabaglia, Niccola (1674-1750)
SOURCE: Castelli e ponti di maestro Niccola Zabaglia (Rome, 1743), pl. XXXVI

Vatican obelisk, Rome, with various systems for moving the obelisk

RIBA16242
SOURCE: Castelli e ponti di maestro Niccola Zabaglia (Rome, 1743), pl. XXXVII

Wooden winch used to raise the Vatican obelisk in Rome in 1586

RIBA16243
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
SOURCE: Carlo Fontana. Templum Vaticanum (Rome, 1694), pl. 135

Vatican obelisk being lowered by wooden winch during transportation to St Peter's Square, Rome, in 1586

RIBA16244
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
SOURCE: Carlo Fontana. Templum Vaticanum (Rome, 1694), pl. 143

Vatican obelisk lying in wooden winch during transportation to St Peter's Square, Rome, in 1586

RIBA16245
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
SOURCE: Carlo Fontana. Templum Vaticanum (Rome, 1694), pl. 147

Machinery used to lift the Vatican obelisk in Rome in 1586

RIBA16246
Fontana, Domenico (1543-1607)
SOURCE: Carlo Fontana. Templum Vaticanum (Rome, 1694), pl. 169

Tile factory and details of tools

RIBA16372
SOURCE: Architecture et parties qui en dependent (Paris, 1762), Tuilerie, pl. II

Roofers and tools used in roofing

RIBA16373
SOURCE: Architecture et parties qui en dependent (Paris, 1762), Couvreur

Cranes used on the Caledonian canal

RIBA16439
Telford, Thomas (1757-1834)
SOURCE: Thomas Telford. Life of Thomas Telford, civil engineer, written by himself (London, 1838), plates vol., pl. XIX

Tools and techniques used in building fortifications

RIBA18651
Dogen, Matthias (1605 or 6-1672)
SOURCE: Matthias Dogen. Architectura militaris moderna (Amsterdam, 1647), after p. 244

Structure of a crane

RIBA18751
SOURCE: William Bailey. The advancement of arts, manufactures, and commerce (London, 1776), book VII, chapter III, pl. 1

Sawmill for cutting marble and machine for crushing cement

RIBA18754
SOURCE: Bernard Forest de Belidor. Architecture hydraulique (Paris, 1819), plates vol. 1 (text vol. 1, book 2, chapter 2, pl. 4)
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