Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Tetrahedron Inscribed in Skeleton Cube Inscribed in Skeleton of Rhombic Dodecahedron

Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Tetrahedron Inscribed in Skeleton Cube Inscribed in Skeleton of Rhombic Dodecahedron

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Description
This tan paper cut and glued model includes a regular tetrahedron, a skeleton cube that surrounds it, and a skeletin rhombic codecahedron that surrounds the skeleton cube. A paper tag on the model reads: 587.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Tetrahedron Inscribed in Skeleton Cube Inscribed in Skeleton of Rhombic Dodecahedron
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 6.4 cm x 7 cm x 7.4 cm; 2 17/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 29/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.337
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.337
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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