Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Spherical Triangle


This cut folded and taped object shows a spherical triangle with vertices labeled A, B, and C. It is probably a fragment of a larger model.

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Trigonometry, Science & Mathematics, Spherical Trigonometry


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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.697Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.697

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and taped (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 4.7 cm x 5 cm x 5.2 cm; 1 27/32 in x 1 31/32 in x 2 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1073479

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