Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Archimedean Solid VII, Third Species

Description:

This tan paper model has quadrilateral faces of one size as well as triangular faces of several sizes and shapes. Wheeler considered it to be a higher form of his Archimedean solid VII (the rhombicuboctahedron). A paper tag reads: RS 25. A pencil mark reads: Archimedean (/) Third (/) Species (/) Solid VII (/) Aug 1, 1932. Another pencil mark reads: 12 / 32.

Date Made: 1932 08 01

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Science & Mathematics

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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.076Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.076

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-16a5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1065420

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