Geometric Model, L. Brill No. 6. Carton Ser. No. 2, Ellipsoid

Geometric Model, L. Brill No. 6. Carton Ser. No. 2, Ellipsoid

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Description
This yellow paper model of an ellipsoid is stored flat. It consists of fourteen circular discs intersecting fourteen other circular discs. It is stored in a gray paper envelope with 1985.0112.07. The entire Carton series is in a brown paper box. Unfolded, it is a model of an ellipsoid.
A mark stamped on the model reads: Verlag von L. Brill in Darmstadt.
The stand for the model is part of 1985.0112.005.
Compare MA.304722.15.
Reference:
L. Brill, Catalog, 1892, p. 1, 57.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
geometric model
date made
1892
maker
L. Brill
place made
Germany: Hesse, Darmstadt
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 10.5 cm x 8 cm; 3 5/32 in x 4 1/8 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
1985.0112.003
catalog number
1985.0112.003
accession number
1985.0112
Credit Line
Gift of Wesleyan University
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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