Geometric Model by Robert Curtis, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

Geometric Model by Robert Curtis, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

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Description
This cut, folded, and glued paper model is in the general shape of a rhombicuboctahedron, However, all eight of the triangular sides have been replaced by facets with three triangular sides. Moreover six of the square faces have been replaced by facets, each with with a square base and four rectangular sides. A paper tag on the model reads: 665. Another mark reads: R.L. Curtis (/) 10/10/38. Wheeler gave as the source of this model Bruckner VIII, 41.
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
1938 10 10
associated dates
1938 10 10 / 1938 10 10
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Curtis, Robert L.
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: 16 cm x 16 cm x 16 cm; 6 5/16 in x 6 5/16 in x 6 5/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.384
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.384
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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National Museum of American History
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