Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Archimedean Solid VII Fourth Species, RS26

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Archimedean Solid VII Fourth Species, RS26

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This intricate cut and folded tan paper model has numerous triangular and quadrilateral surfaces of differing shapes and sizes. A mark in pencil reads: Archimedean (/) Solid (/) VII (/) Fourth (/) Species. Another pencil mark reads: 12/33. Another pencil mark reads: August 9, 1932(/) RS26.A paper tag reads: RS 26. Wheeler considered this model to be derived from an Archimedean solid.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 11.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 17/32 in x 4 17/32 in x 4 17/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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National Museum of American History
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