Geometric Model by Ambert Corsini, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Tetrahedron Bisected by a Hyperbolic Parabaloid

Geometric Model by Ambert Corsini, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Tetrahedron Bisected by a Hyperbolic Parabaloid

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Description
This string model has a brown paper framework. Inside the frame of a cube a regular tetrahedron is bisected by a hyperbolic paraboloid.
A mark on the model reads: Ambert Corsini. Another mark reads: March 7 (/) 1927. A tag reads: 456.
Compare MA.304723.642 and MA.304723.610.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Hyperbolid Paraboloid; Ruled Surface
date made
1927 03 07
associated dates
1927 03 07 / 1927 03 07
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Corsini, Ambert
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
string (overall material)
brown (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.610
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.610
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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