Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antipyramid

Description:

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

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.304723.143Accession 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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-de33-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1066343

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