Go back to article: Giovanni Canestrini’s models of Leonardo da Vinci’s friction experiments

Figures 6a & b

An illustration and a black and white photograph of one of Castrinis models

Figure 6(a) shows an illustration of Model E from Canestrini (1939b) captioned ‘Modello ricostruito – su disegno di Leonardo – per lo studio dell’azione delle forze e dell’attrito in un sistema rotoide’. Figure 6(b) shows an illustration of model E from a booklet advertising the 1939 exhibition, captioned ‘Frizione a cilindri’ (Leaflet, 1939)