Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pyramid with Circumscribed Prisms


This wooden model shows a triangular pyramid with three small triangular prisms emerging from one side. These form, together with the pyramid itself, three stacked triangular prisms. A paper tag on the model reads: 236.

George Wentworth, in his textbook Plane and Solid Geometry

Compare MA.304723.179, MA.304723.589 and MA.304723.662.


George Wentworth with David E. Smith,, Plane and Solid Geometry, Boston: Ginn and Company, 1906, p. 342 .

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.304723.589Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.589

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: wood, balsa (overall material)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 10.2 cm x 9 cm x 7.6 cm; 4 1/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 in


Record Id: nmah_1072736

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