Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sixty-Four-Faced Polyhedron

Description:

This cut and glued tan paper model has thirty-two isosceles triangles as faces going around the middle, oriented in alternating directions as on an antiprism. A sixteen-sided prism is erected on each end. A mark on the model reads: 746. Andother mark reads: May 5, 1935. According to Whee'er, the model is inscriptible in a sphere.

Reference:

A. H. Wheeler, "List of Models," Mathematics Collections, Non-accession number 1979.3002.83, NMAH.

Date Made: 1935 05 05

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.304723.274Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.274

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 11.5 cm x 13 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 17/32 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 17/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1d74-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1067373

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