Leonardo da Vinci Bridge Kit


Make aworking re-creation of Leonardo da Vinci's 15th Century Emergency Bridge!

Product details

While known widely as a painter, Leonardo da Vinci was also an architect and engineer who designed many buildings and machines for patrons during his lifetime. This bridge was designed to be quick to build and take down and would have been used for swift movement of troops over rivers, critical to battle success for the armies of the time.With precise grooves in the pieces, it is easy to construct and strong even without glue! A simple and elegant design, this bridge is easy to make for beginner model makers and is a reminder of the brilliance Leonardo brought to solve the many engineering issues of the day.-All natural wood, from sustainable sources.-Historical information about other Leonardo designed bridges.Part of the Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion exhibition range.

9.5 cm tall; 24 cm across

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