Deformation of a cylinder, string surface model, 1872.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Deformation of a cylinder, string surface model, 1872.

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Description

This is one of a large set of ruled surface models made by Fabre de Lagrange, 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. This particular model shows a staircase vault which is obtained by the deformation of a cylinder.
 

Image Ref.

10317218
 

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