Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Portion of a Stellated Polyhedron

Description:

This tan paper cut and taped model with has eight faces (four triangles and four quadrilaterals) and four points. There are penciled lines, probably to guide assembly into a larger model.

Compare 1979.0102.284, 1979.0102.285, 1979.0102.286, and 1979.0102.287.

Dated on the basis of similarity to 1979.0102.285.

Date Made: ca 1945

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: 1979.0102.287Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.287

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2.5 cm x 15.6 cm x 5.2 cm; 31/32 in x 6 5/32 in x 2 1/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3832-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_905009

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