Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Irregular Octahedron or Scalenohedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Irregular Octahedron or Scalenohedron

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Description
This tan paper model has eight congruent scalene triangles for sides.
A paper tag reads: 345. Another mark reads: Oct. 8-39 (/) 345.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Octahedron, Irregular
date made
1939 10 08
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 3.2 cm x 9.5 cm x 3.7 cm; 1 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 15/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.188
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.188
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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