Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sixteen-Faced Polyhedron Inscriptible in a Sphere


This tan cut and glued paper model has sixteen triangular faces. A mark in pencil on one side reads: May-21-1935 (/) 16-Face (/) Inscriptible (/) in a Sphere (/) No. 750.

Date Made: 1935 05 21

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: 1979.0102.127Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.127

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm; 3 17/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 3 17/32 in


Record Id: nmah_904882

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