Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperbolic Parabaloid

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hyperbolic Parabaloid

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Description
In this collapsible paper models, seven quadrilaterals fit into slots in seven others to form a saddle-shaped surface or hyperbolic paraboloid. A mark on the model reads; Jan-8-1916. This model is quite similar to one in the Carton Series published by L. Brill and M. Schilling. Compare 1985.0112.021.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Hyperbolic Paraboloid
date made
1916 01 08
associated dates
1916 01 08 / 1916 01 08
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial:.5 cm x 10 cm x 5.5 cm; 3/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 2 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.669
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.669
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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National Museum of American History
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