Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Two Spherical Polar Triangles

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model displays one small and one larger spherical triangle on the same sphere.
The model is what Wheeler dubbed collapsible.
Compare MA.304723.599.
Location
Currently not on view
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5 cm x 9 cm x 8 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.176
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.176
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Spherical Trigonometry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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