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

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
1916-1945
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

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