In these teacher materials, students will discover how simple machines (lever, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, and screw) have played a part in the development of arms and armor.
France (?), late 15th Century
steel and brass; incised decoration; pierced traceried Gothic windows, Rack: w. 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.); Crank: w. 30.2 cm (11 7/8 in.); Gear housing: h. 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Severance 1916.2082
The Cleveland Museum of Art (09/10/1998); "Armor Court Reinstallation"
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