Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Spherical Polar Triangles in Opposite Hemispheres

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model show two polar spherical triangles in opposite hemispheres. A mark reads: 308.
This is of the style of models Wheeler called collapsible.
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: 3.8 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm; 1 1/2 in x 1 31/32 in x 1 31/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.704
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.704
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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