Geometric Model by Robert B. Evans, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperboloid of One Sheet

Geometric Model by Robert B. Evans, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperboloid of One Sheet

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Description
The top and bottom of this model are paper squares that are joined by four paper supports to form an open box-shaped figure. Red and black threads join the top and bottom squares in the shape of a hyperboloid of one sheet.
A mark on the model reads: 466. Another mark reads: Robert B. Evans (/) June 18, 1928.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Hyperboloid, 1-Sheeted; Ruled Surface
date made
1928 06 18
associated dates
1928 06 18 / 1928 06 18
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Evans, Robert B.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
thread (overall material)
tan (overall color)
red (overall color)
cut, folded and sewn (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 7.7 cm x 5.4 cm x 5.4 cm; 3 1/32 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in
ID Number
MA.304723.266
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.266
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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