Stereographs in Box (Two Sets), Stereoscopic Views of Solid Geometry Figures with Reference to Wells's Essentials of Solid Geometry


These paper slides for a stereoscope - 92 in one set (the last image missing) and 93 in the other - contain illustrations from the textbook Essentials of Solid Geometry by Webster Wells. One set has a sliding cover which indicates that the cards were published by D. C. Heath & Co. of Boston in 1899. The other set has the same information but also has stamped on a top card: Rec'd APR 16 1913

Compare to Wheeler's models of many of the same surfaces.


Review by E.M. Langley in The Mathematical Gazette, 1905, 3: p. 236.

Date Made: 1899-1913

Owner: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, BostonAssociated Place: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.3002.023Catalog Number: 1979.3002.023Nonaccession Number: 1979.3002

Object Name: Stereographs

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)paper (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 4 cm x 19 cm x 9 cm; 1 9/16 in x 7 15/32 in x 3 17/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1141322

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