Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sphere in Regular Tetrahedron


In this cut glued and taped plastic model, a clear plastic regular tetrahedron surrounds a white ball similar to a Ping-Pong ball. A mark on the model reads: 744 (/) TSi; Hirtle. (/) May 19, 1934.

Compare MA.304723.280 and MA.304723.648.

Date Made: 1934 05 19

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.280Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.280

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)green (overall color)white (overall color)cut and taped (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 7.2 cm x 9 cm x 8 cm; 2 27/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 5/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1067368

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