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

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

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Description
This trown paper skeleton model of a regular tetrahedton has red threads joining two opposite sides and tan threads joining two other opposite sides The threads form a hyperbolic paraboloid. A mark in pen reads. Feb-24-1927. Another mark in pen reads: Russell Corsini.
Compare MA.304723.642, MA.304723.643, and MA.304723.610.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1927 02 24
maker's teacher
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Corsini, Ambert
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
string (overall material)
brown (overall color)
red (overall color)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 9.4 cm x 10.7 cm x 9.4 cm; 3 11/16 in x 4 7/32 in x 3 11/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.643
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.643
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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