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Pulley Block Gallery

Available as Prints and Gift Items

Choose from 9 pictures in our Pulley Block collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Means by which the large blocks of travertine and marble were lifted... 1756-57
Means by which the large blocks of travertine and marble were lifted... 1756-57
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The Blockmaker, late 19th-early 20th century. Creator: Edgar Melville Ward
The Blockmaker, late 19th-early 20th century. Creator: Edgar Melville Ward
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Deck of a Warship, ca. 1833. Creator: CW Eckersberg
Deck of a Warship, ca. 1833. Creator: CW Eckersberg
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Splicing the Cable (after the First Accident) on Board the Great Eastern, July 25th, 1865
Splicing the Cable (after the First Accident) on Board the Great Eastern, July 25th, 1865
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Sawing timber, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton
Sawing timber, 1941. Artist: Cecil Beaton
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The shipping of mules, Syros Island, Greece, 1937.Artist: Martin Hurlimann
The shipping of mules, Syros Island, Greece, 1937.Artist: Martin Hurlimann
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The Queens Visit to Cherbourg - Piping Hands to Man Yards, 1858
The Queens Visit to Cherbourg - Piping Hands to Man Yards, 1858
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Hydraulic machine IV, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher
Hydraulic machine IV, 1678. Artist: Athanasius Kircher
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Raising a slab of stone using a block-and-tackle mechanism, 1620
Raising a slab of stone using a block-and-tackle mechanism, 1620
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Raising a slab of stone using a block-and-tackle mechanism, 1620 Featured Image

Raising a slab of stone using a block-and-tackle mechanism, 1620

Raising a slab of stone using a block-and-tackle mechanism, 1620. Copperplate engraving of a treadmill powered by men lifting a slab of stone using a block and tackle. Apart from the treadmill (A), other labelled parts of the mechanism are the through tooth and pinion (C, B), and the worm and pinion (E, D.) Illustration from a 1620 German edition of Le diverse et artificiose machine (The various and ingenious machines), by Agostino Ramelli, first published in Paris in 1588

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