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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
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)
cut, glued and taped (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
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
MA.304723.488
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.488
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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