Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Polar Triangles

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Polar Triangles

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This transparent plastic model consists of four segments of circles glued together. Three form a right polar triangle, Omitting the base and including a smaller segment of a cirlce, one has a polar triangle with amaller angles.
A paper tag on the model reads: PT.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 5.2 cm x 8 cm x 5 cm; 2 1/16 in x 3 5/32 in x 1 31/32 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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