Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Two Tetrahedra Inscriptible in a Rhombohedron


This cut and folded tan paper model shows two intersecting regular tetrahedra. A paper tag reads: 60. Another mark reads: Two tetrahedra (/) Inscriptible (/) in a (/) Rhombohedron. A third mark reads: July 24-1936 (/) No. 60.

Date Made: 1936 07 24

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.304723.103Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.103

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 3.8 cm x 6.8 cm x 7.8 cm; 1 1/2 in x 2 11/16 in x 3 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1065718

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