Patterns and Drawings Relating to Models for Spherical Trigonometry and Perpendicular Planes

Description
This folder includes drawings and patterns for the following models made by A. Harry Wheeler:
1. supplementary trihedral angles - STRIA(1)* - April 6, 1945
2. supplementary trihedral angles - STRIA(2)* - no date, but attached to #1
3. symmetrical trihedral angle - STA* - no date
4. planes perpendicular to another plane - no name
5. plane perpendicular to another plane - no name
6. three planes cutting a polyhedron perpendicularly - no name
7. irregular tetrahedron (?) perpendicular to a plane
8. line and its projection - L-PRO* - Pat 1,192,483
9. two parallel planes and a line perpendicular 2II PL-L[symbol for perpendicular]*
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1945
associated dates
1916 07 25 / 1916 07 25, 1945 04 06 / 1945 04 06
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
metal (overall material)
tan (overall color)
silver (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 1.5 cm x 37.5 cm x 27 cm; 19/32 in x 14 3/4 in x 10 5/8 in
ID Number
1979.3002.056
catalog number
1979.3002.056
nonaccession number
1979.3002
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
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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