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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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.
L. Brill, Catalog, 1892, p. 1, 57.
Currently not on view
Object Name
geometric model
date made
L. Brill
place made
Germany: Hesse, Darmstadt
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Wesleyan University
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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