Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Octahedron Inscribed in Regular Octahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Octahedron Inscribed in Regular Octahedron

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Description
This cut and glued plastic model shows a regular octahedron (in white) inscribed in another regular octahedron (in transparent green).
A mark reads: 130 (/) OOi.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Regular Octahedron Inscribed in Regular Octahedron
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Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
green (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 8.7 cm x 6.2 cm x 6.2 cm; 3 7/16 in x 2 7/16 in x 2 7/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.581
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.581
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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