Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron


This pink cut and glued plastic model is in the general shape of a regular octahedron with a triangular pyramid cut out of each side. Two face of pyramids cut out of adjacent faces are coplanar. A paper tag on the model reads: M 25. Another mark reads: 666.

Compare MA.304723.386 and MA.304723.389

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.304723.389Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.389

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)pink, speckled (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 10.5 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 1/8 in x 3 in x 3 in


Record Id: nmah_1067978

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