Geometric Model by E. Summerscales, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Irregular Tetrahedron in Skeleton of a Square Prism

Geometric Model by E. Summerscales, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Irregular Tetrahedron in Skeleton of a Square Prism

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Description
This cut and folded paper model shows has an Irregular tetrahedron, inscribed in the skeleton of t square prism. A mark on ine of the edges of the prism reads: E. Summerscales. Edith May Summerscales, who graduated from Pembroke College in 1925 and studied with Wheeler there, made several models that Wheeler kept.. See MA.304723.217, MA.304723.515, 1979.0102.221, and 1979.0102.234.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
ca 1925
teacher of maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Summerscales, Edith May
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut, folded and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5.1 cm x 2.8 cm x 2.8 cm; 2 in x 1 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.515
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.515
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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