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


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


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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


Record Id: nmah_1065420

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