Three interlacing sheets of red, blue and yellow wool, in the shape of a locked cylinder, by Alexander Crum Brown, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, 1912-1914. Described in the Napier Tercentenary catalogue, as the smallest possible locked cylinder.
This model has the minimum number of perforations required to meet itself matched with the same colour when wrapped into a cylinder.
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- School of Mathematics, The University of Edinburgh
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