Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Eight Octahedra Inscriptible in an Octahedron or in a Cube

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Eight Octahedra Inscriptible in an Octahedron or in a Cube

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Description
This tan cut and folded paper model reprewsents the intersection of eight regular octahedra. It can be inscribed in either a cube and a regular octahedron. A tag on the model reads: 150. Another mark reads: Eight octahedra (/) Inscriptible in an (/) Octahedron (/) or in (/) a cube July 23, 1931 (/) No. (/) 150.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Eight Octahedra Inscriptible in an Octahedron or in a Cube
date made
1931 07 23
associated dates
1931 07 23 / 1931 07 23
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: 13 cm x 13 cm x 11 cm; 5 1/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 4 11/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.573
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.573
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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