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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sixty-Four-Faced Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Sixty-Four-Faced Polyhedron

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Description
This cut and glued tan paper model has thirty-two isosceles triangles as faces going around the middle, oriented in alternating directions as on an antiprism. A sixteen-sided prism is erected on each end. A mark on the model reads: 746. Andother mark reads: May 5, 1935. According to Whee'er, the model is inscriptible in a sphere.
Reference:
A. H. Wheeler, "List of Models," Mathematics Collections, Non-accession number 1979.3002.83, NMAH.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 05 05
associated dates
1935 05 05 / 1935 05 05
unspecified
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 and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 11.5 cm x 13 cm x 11.5 cm; 4 17/32 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 17/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.274
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.274
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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