Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antipyramid


This paper model has regular hexagons (differeng in size) for the top and base. The sides are isoceles triangles of two different sizes. Wheeler called the model a hexagonal antipyramid.

A mark on the top reads: A. Harry Wheeler (/) 3/14/19 (/) Hexagonal (/) AntiPyramid. Another mark reads: 180.

Date Made: 1919 03 14

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.304723.143Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.143

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 8 cm x 5.5 cm x 5 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in x 1 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1066343

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