Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Octahedron in an Octahedron

Description:

This brown paper model has eight equilateral triangles for faces. There curves and other marks are drawn in pencil on the faces. One mark reads: Octahedron in (/) an (/) Octahedron (/) Jan 15, 31.

Date Made: 1931 01 15

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

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Credit Line: Gift of Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.238Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.238

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 cm x 5.2 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 3/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-71cc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_904967

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