Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Concentric Circles

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Description
This colorful plastic model consists of five concentric rings. Three show great circles of one sphere. One ring is larger, one is smaller.
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
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
turquoise (overall color)
green (overall color)
red (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
cut and fit (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.728
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.728
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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