Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Intersection of a Cube and an Octahedron (Cuboctahedron Second Species)


This cut and folded brown paper model shows the intersection of a cube and a regular octahedron. A mark on the model reads: RS 28. Another mark reads: Intersection (/) Cube and (/) Octahedron (/) 13/36. A third mark reads; Cuboctahedron (/) Second Species (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) July 27-1932.

Date Made: 1932Date Made: 1932 07 27

Maker: A. Harry Wheeler

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: 1979.0102.277Accession Number: 1979.0102Catalog Number: 1979.0102.277

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10.3 cm x 7.4 cm x 7.4 cm; 4 1/16 in x 2 29/32 in x 2 29/32 in


Record Id: nmah_905128

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