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Maker:
Wheeler, Albert Harry  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 2 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in
Object Name:
Geometric Model
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Date made:
1915 12 14
1915
Description:
This cut and folded tan paper model is made of four discs folded in half and fitted into holes in a perpendicular smaller disc. Hence Wheeler represents a sphere divided into eight lunes. A mark on the model reads: Dec-14-1915. A tag on it reads: 316. The model is, to use Wheeler’s language, collapsible.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
ID Number:
1979.0102.353
Catalog number:
1979.0102.353
Accession number:
1979.0102
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Spherical Trigonometry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-cfae-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1139603