Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sphere Inscribed in Regular Tetrahedraon

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sphere Inscribed in Regular Tetrahedraon

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In this cut and glued plastic model, a clear plastic regular tetrahedron surrounds a white ball similar to a Ping-Pong ball. A mark on the model reads: 128 (/) TS.
Compare MA.304723.280 and MA.304723.648.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Sphere in Tetrahedron
Wheeler, Albert Harry
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
green (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 9 cm x 8.7 cm x 7.7 cm; 3 17/32 in x 3 7/16 in x 3 1/32 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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