Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodecahedron Transformable into Rhombic Dodecahedron, Dissected Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodecahedron Transformable into Rhombic Dodecahedron, Dissected Polyhedron

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Description
This paper rhombic dodecahedron is dissected into six hinged octahedra. These may be arranged as a rhombic dodecahedron with tan faces or a rhombic dodecahedron with faces painted turquoise. This is Wheeler's model 768.
Compare MA.304723.290 and MA.304723.303.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Dodecahedron, Dissected
date made
1930 04 05
1930
associated dates
1930 04 05 / 1930 04 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)
turquoise (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 11.3 cm x 11.2 cm x 16.5 cm; 4 7/16 in x 4 13/32 in x 6 1/2 in
ID Number
MA.304723.290
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.290
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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