Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Spherical Triangles and Lunes

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model consists of two discs and a ring, fit together to form lunes and spherical triangles. A sticker on the model reads: ST-LU*.
Compare 304723.667 and 304723.670. For a pattern, see 1979.3002.095.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1945
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: 6 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm; 2 3/8 in x 3 5/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.667
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.667
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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