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


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


Record Id: nmah_904967

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