Geometric Model by Paul Tracy, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Eighteen-Faced Polyhedron

Description:

The faces of this cut and glued tan paper model are six isosceles triangles (three on top and three of the bottom), six irregular heptagons (three adjacent to each group of isosceles triangles), and six additional triangles around the middle (three of these isosceles). A mark in pencil on the model reads: Paul Tracy (/) Nov. 17, 1936. Another penciled mark reads: XY3/XY4.

Date Made: 1936 11 17

Teacher: Wheeler, Albert HarryMaker: Tracy, Paul

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.304723.497Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.497

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 6.2 cm x 8 cm x 6 cm; 2 7/16 in x 3 5/32 in x 2 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-20aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1071318

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