Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Collapsible Spherical Sector

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Collapsible Spherical Sector

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This collapsible paper geometric model has a ring at the center that holds six segments of circles folded in half to form a sector of of a sphere. It is marked: 573. Wheeler would take out a patent for models of this type.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tam (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 3 cm x 4.8 cm x 4.8 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 7/8 in x 1 7/8 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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