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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Cube Transformable into a Cube, Dissected Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Cube Transformable into a Cube, Dissected Polyhedron

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Description
This paper model of a dissected polyhedron consists of eight hinged congruent cubes, arranged to form a cube. Three faces of each cube are painted blue, three are tan. The pieces may be arranged to form a tan cube or a blue cube. This is Wheeler's model 788 of a reversible cube, dissected into eight congruent cubes. It is in a folded tan paper box.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1931 04
1931
associated dates
1931 04 00 / 1931 04 00
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)
black (overall color)
white (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
MA.304723.321
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.321
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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