Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Great Circles on a Sphere

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Description
This cut and fit tan paper model shows three perpendicular rings of equal size, representing great circles on a sphere.
Compare MA.304723.178, MA.304723.598, MA.304723.672, MA.304723.721, MA.304723.722, and MA.304723.724.
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: 6.5 cm x 8.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 3 11/32 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.672
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.672
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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