Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Archimedean Solid VII Fourth Species, RS26


This intricate cut and folded tan paper model has numerous triangular and quadrilateral surfaces of differing shapes and sizes. A mark in pencil reads: Archimedean (/) Solid (/) VII (/) Fourth (/) Species. Another pencil mark reads: 12/33. Another pencil mark reads: August 9, 1932(/) RS26.A paper tag reads: RS 26. Wheeler considered this model to be derived from an Archimedean solid.

Date Made: 1932-08-9

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.304723.077Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.077

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 11.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 17/32 in x 4 17/32 in x 4 17/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1065421

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