Geometric Model by Ambert Corsini, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Tetrahedron Bisected by a Hyperbolic Parabaloid


This string model has a brown paper framework. Inside the frame of a cube a regular tetrahedron is bisected by a hyperbolic paraboloid.

A mark on the model reads: Ambert Corsini. Another mark reads: March 7 (/) 1927. A tag reads: 456.

Compare MA.304723.642 and MA.304723.610.

Date Made: 1927 03 07

Teacher Of Maker: Wheeler, Albert HarryMaker: Corsini, Ambert

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.304723.610Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.610

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)string (overall material)brown (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1072889

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