Hyperboloid of one sheet, string surface model, 1872.

Hyperboloid of one sheet, string surface model, 1872.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

This is one of a large set of ruled surface models made by Fabre de Lagrange of Paris in 1872, following designs introduced in the early 19th century. They illustrate surfaces which can be traced out in space by the movement of a straight line.

Image Details

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10317211

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