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

Description:

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

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.304723.077Accession 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-67d8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1065421

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