Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Icosahedron

Description:

This cut and folded tan paper model has faces that are twenty equal rhombuses.

A paper tag reads: 408. A faint mark in pencil reads: June-15-1931 (/) No. 408.

Date Made: 1931 06 15

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.304723.237Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.237

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 6 cm x 9 cm x 7.5 cm; 2 3/8 in x 3 17/32 in x 2 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-30db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1066972

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