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

Image number: 10314737

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

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

Image number:
10314737
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 14:39
Image rights:
Science Museum