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

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model shows two spherical triangles on the same section of a sphere, one inside the other. It is collapsible.
Compare MA.304723.176.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1916
associated dates
1916 00 00 / 1916 00 00
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: 4.6 cm x 9.5 cm x 8 cm; 1 13/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.599
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.599
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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