Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombicuboctahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombicuboctahedron

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Description
The faces of this cut and folded tan paper model are eight equilateral triangles and eighteen squares. It is an Archimedean solid.
A paper tag reads: 12. Another mark reads: Pat 1292188 (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) Oct 31-1931 (/) VII.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Rhombicuboctahedron; Archimedean Solid
date made
1931 10 31
associated dates
1931 10 31 / 1931 10 31
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 and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 7.7 cm x 7.7 cm x 7.7 cm; 3 1/32 in x 3 1/32 in x 3 1/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.532
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.532
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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