Geometrical Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Isosceles Spherical Triangle

Geometrical Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Isosceles Spherical Triangle

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Description
Three segments of a white plastic disc glued together to form an isosceles spherical triangle. The model is marked "IST."
For pattern, see 1979.3002.095.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
ca 1945
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5 cm x 4 cm x 5 cm; 1 31/32 in x 1 9/16 in x 1 31/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.708
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.708
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Trigonometry
Spherical Trigonometry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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