Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Two Octahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Two Octahedra

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This cut and folded tan paper model represents the union of two regular octahedra intersecting orthoganally.
A paper tag on the model reads: 142. A mark in ink reads: Two Regular Convex Octahedra (/) Intersecting Octagonally (/) No. 142. Another mark in ink reads: A. Harry Wheeler (/) Feb. 25-1930.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1930 02 25
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: 16 cm x 15 cm x 13 cm; 6 5/16 in x 5 29/32 in x 5 1/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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