Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedron

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The underlying structure of this model is a regular octahedron. It has only four green transparent faces and four holes. At each vertex is a paper hexagon sith six small triangular faces. A mark on the model reads: 486 (/) IS (4). Wheeler included the model in his subgroup icosahedra.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
tan (overall color)
black (overall color)
green (overall color)
cut, folded & glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 4.7 cm x 5.6 cm x 5.6 cm; 1 27/32 in x 2 7/32 in x 2 7/32 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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