Geometric Models by A. Harry Wheeler, Platonic Solids


These tiny paper models of the five regular solids (a tetrahedron, a cube, an octahedron, a dodecahedron, and an icosahedron) are small enough to fit in a glass bottle with stopper. This in trum fits in a box marked: CALAMATUM.

The bottle is broken.

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: 1979.0102.167Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.167

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: each model: 1 cm x 1 cm x 1 cm; 13/32 in x 13/32 in x 13/32 in


Record Id: nmah_904916

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