Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, One-Sided Polyhedron

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Description
This white plastic hexahedron has six irregular quadrilaterals as faces. A mark on it reads: 694a. It fits atop model MA.304723.397 (Wheeler’s model 694b) to create a one-sided polyhedron. Wheeler also gives the combined model number M52.
Compare MA.304723.374.
Reference:
A.H. Wheeler, Catalog of Models, A. H. Wheeler Papers, Mathematics Collections, National Museum of American History.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 4.5 cm x 6 cm x 4.3 cm; 1 25/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 11/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.398
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.398
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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