Dissected Polygon, Probably a Ross Surface Form


This unpainted wooden model consists of two doweled pieces that can be arranged as a quadrilateral. The model is incomplete. It resembles other Ross surface forms.

Compare models 1985.0112.190 through 1985.0112.202, especially 1985.0112.193. For further information about Ross models, including references, see 1985.0112.190.

Date Made: ca 1895

Maker: Ross, W. W.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Fremont

Subject: Mathematics


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Science & Mathematics, Arithmetic Teaching


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Credit Line: Gift of Wesleyan University

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0112.194Accession Number: 1985.0112Catalog Number: 1985.0112.194

Object Name: geometric model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 cm x 15 cm x 7.6 cm; 13/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 3 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2255-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_694071

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