Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Truncated Octahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Truncated Octahedra

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This cut and glued tan paper model shows an array of eight truncated octahedra. The square faces have been cut out. Various edges are lettered. Seven pentagons of the central polyhedron are attached to pentagons of other polyhedra.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 9.3 cm x 9.3 cm x 9.3 cm; 3 21/32 in x 3 21/32 in x 3 21/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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National Museum of American History
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