a Flemish Image of Mathematics in the Sixteenth Century
Gauging a barrel.
From Adriaan Metius, ArithmeticŠ libri duo: et geometriŠ libri VI (Leiden, 1640).
The same woodcut appears in his ArithmeticŠ et geometriŠ practica (1611).
See also figure 26
List of figures
(c) Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford, England.