Model of a Half-Twist Surface by Alexander Crum Brown, c 1900.

Made:
c. 1900 in Edinburgh and Edinburgh and
maker:
Alexander Crum Brown
Model of a half-twist surface. Alexander Crum Brown (1838-1922), who was professor of mathematics at Edinburgh, was a

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Model of a half twist surface

Model of a half-twist surface. Alexander Crum Brown (1838-1922), who was professor of mathematics at Edinburgh, was a prolific maker of mathematical models. This one is related to the Klein bottle and Mobius strip.

Details

Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1910-138
Materials:
complete, plaster and wood
type:
surface model (plaster) and surface model (plaster) and
credit:
Professor A. Crum-Brown