Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexoctahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexoctahedron

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Description
This cut and folded tan paper model has forty-eight equal scalene triangles for faces, arranged in eight groups of six. It is the dual of the truncated cuboctahedron (see MA.304723.063, Wheeler's model 18)..
A mark on the model reads: 4-24-1934 (/) No 754.
Compare MA.304723.281, MA.304723.289, and MA.304723.291.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Hexoctahedron
date made
1934 04 24
associated dates
1934 04 24 / 1934 04 24
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 folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5.6 cm x 7 cm x 6 cm; 2 7/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
MA.304723.289
catalog number
304723.289
accession number
304723
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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