Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Trisected Cube, Dissected Polyhedron (Portion)


This tan paper model has five faces - one square, two isosceles triangles and two scalene triangles.

Models 1979.0102.038, 1979.3002.039, and MA.304723.503, all oblique pyramids with a quadrilateral base, can be arranged together to form a cube.

Date Made: ca 1930

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 Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.039Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.039

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5.1 cm x 7.3 cm x 7.3 cm; 2 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in


Record Id: nmah_904820

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