Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Truncated Octahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Truncated Octahedron

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model has six square faces and eight regular hexagons for sides.
A mark on the model reads: May-17-1931.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Octahedron, Truncated
date made
1931
1931 045 17
1931 05 17
associated dates
1931 05 17 / 1931 05 17
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 4.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 1 25/32 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.050
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.050
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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