Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Parallelepipeds, Dissected Polyhedron


These twenty purple plastic rhombic parallelepipeds are encased in a clear green plastic parallelepiped.

There is a drawing, dated April 26, 1939, in 1979.0102.42 for a model of an "oblique parallelopiped transformable into a right prism." It does not match this model in any obvious way.

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: 1979.0102.186Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.186

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6.2 cm x 15.8 cm x 6.8 cm; 2 7/16 in x 6 7/32 in x 2 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_904927

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