Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Angle Bisectors of a Triangle (Portion), Plane Dissection

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Angle Bisectors of a Triangle (Portion), Plane Dissection

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Description
This model of a part of a hinged dissection consists of two triangles hinged at a common vertex.
Objects MA.304723.755, MA.304723.760, and MA.304723.804 form model 6TQ (angle bisectors of a triangle). There is a drawing for this model, dated April 23, 1932, in 1979.3002.55, folder 2. There is another related drawing in the same folder that is dated April 3, 1932.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
geometric model
Other Terms
Dissection
date made
ca 1932
ca 1932 04
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
green (overall color)
brown (overall color)
cut, glued and hinged (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 1.2 cm x 10.3 cm x 11.3 cm; 15/32 in x 4 1/16 in x 4 7/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.804
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.804
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Plane Dissections
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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