Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sphere in Regular Tetrahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sphere in Regular Tetrahedron

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In this cut glued and taped plastic model, a clear plastic regular tetrahedron surrounds a white ball similar to a Ping-Pong ball. A mark on the model reads: 744 (/) TSi; Hirtle. (/) May 19, 1934.
Compare MA.304723.280 and MA.304723.648.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1934 05 19
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
white (overall color)
cut and taped (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 7.2 cm x 9 cm x 8 cm; 2 27/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 5/32 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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