Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Four Regular Octahedra

Geometric Model of A. Harry Wheeler, Four Regular Octahedra

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This cut, folded, and glued tan paper model consists of four regular octagons taped together. They are numbered from 1 to 4. Various letters (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, D#, F# and D#) are indicated in the corners of triangles of the octahedra.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Four Regular Octahedra
Wheeler, Albert Harry
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut, glued and taped (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 3 cm x 4 cm x 11 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 9/16 in x 4 11/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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