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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedra

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Description
This model has eight points, each of which is the apex of a hexagonal pyramid with six isosceles triangles for sides. Edges of the pyramids are joined symmetrically to form a figure with eight holes. Compare MA.304723.260, which lacks the holes.
A typed tag on the model reads IS 12. Another mark reads: :No 494 (/) Icosahedron (/) July-16-1935.
Wheeler placed this model in his "subgroup icosahedra."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 07 16
associated dates
1935 07 16 / 1935 07 16
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut, folded & glued. (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 8 cm x 7.5 cm x 8 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 15/16 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.248
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.248
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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