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Moulds for making fire tubes. These were fired from cannon, either at enemy forces or for setting fire to wooden gates. From 'De la pirotechnia' by Vannoccio Biringuccio (Venice, 1540). Woodcut.

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Moulds for making fire tubes.  These were fired from cannon, either at enemy forces or for setting fire to wooden gates.  From 'De la pirotechnia' by Vannoccio Biringuccio (Venice, 1540).  Woodcut.