Two men are placing weights on a platform which is chained to the bottom hemisphere of a globe, the upper hemisphere is connected to a wooden support. This is an experiment on atmospheric pressure on evacuated hemispheres.
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Is part of: Experimenta nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de vacuo spatio primum a R.P. Gaspare Schotto, p. 106.; See related catalog record: 2357029R