Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Stellated Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Stellated Polyhedron

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This cut and folded tan paper model appears to represent the union of a regular octahedron and an eight-pointed star.
A mark in pen on the model reads: A. Harry Wheeler (/) Nov. 11, 1931 (/) Pat. 1292188 (/) Reconstruction of model made (/) by Wongel Jamnitzer (/) See Gunther page 36 Fig. 41.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1931 11 11
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 11 cm x 15.5 cm x 15.5 cm; 4 11/32 in x 6 3/32 in x 6 3/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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