Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antipyramid

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antipyramid

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This paper model has regular hexagons (differeng in size) for the top and base. The sides are isoceles triangles of two different sizes. Wheeler called the model a hexagonal antipyramid.
A mark on the top reads: A. Harry Wheeler (/) 3/14/19 (/) Hexagonal (/) AntiPyramid. Another mark reads: 180.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1919 03 14
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: 8 cm x 5.5 cm x 5 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in x 1 31/32 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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