Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Supplementary Trihedral Angles

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Supplementary Trihedral Angles

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This model consistw of six pieces of wire, each bent at the center into a ninety degree angle. The edges of the wires are held together in pairs. One leg of each wire is covered with red tubing and the other with gold tubing - the bends all meet at a central vertex. The trihedral angle bounded by the red sides is the supplement of the trihedral angle bounded by the gold sides. A paper tag with the model reads: 351.
Compare MA.304723.135 and MA.304723.136.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
metal, wire (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
red (overall color)
orange (overall color)
bent and wrapped (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 10.7 cm x 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 4 7/32 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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