Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler (?), Ellipsoid

Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler (?), Ellipsoid

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This collapsible paper model is made from two sets of parallel circles. It resembles "carton" models produced by Ludwig Brill and his successor Martin Schilling, and may not have actually been made by Wheeler. The model has no maker's mark.
The stand shown in images is not part of the object.
Compare 1985.0112.003.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
brown (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial:.5 cm x 17 cm x 15.5 cm; 3/16 in x 6 11/16 in x 6 3/32 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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