Geometric Model by Lois M. Parker, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Four Cubes


This tan wooden model represents four intersecting cubes. A paper tag on the model reads: 97. Another mark reads: Lois M. Parker (/) 4-2-1938.

Lois M. Parker (1920-2004) was a native of Worcester, Massachusetts, whose father was an insurance agent. She took a high school course with A. Harry Wheeler in 1938. She went on to attend Colby Junior College in New London, New Hampshire, and then obtained bachelor and master’s degrees in music from the University of Michigan. Parker returned to Worcester, where she taught music at South High school for thirty years.

For models by Parker, see 1979.0102.040, 1979.0102.046, and 1979.0102.048.


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Date Made: 1938Date Made: 1938 04 02

Maker: Parker, Lois M.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: MathematicsWomen's History


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Credit Line: Gift of Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.048Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.048

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10.6 cm x 10.6 cm x 10.6 cm; 4 3/16 in x 4 3/16 in x 4 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_905075

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