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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexahedron Collapsible into a Rhombohedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexahedron Collapsible into a Rhombohedron

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This cut and folded tan paper model has a square pyramid at the top and bottom and a ring of eight equilateral triangles around the middle. A tag reads: 568. Another mark reads: Jan-13-1930 (/) No 568.
The model is of a Johnson solid.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1930 01 13
associated dates
1938 01 13 / 1938 01 13
Wheeler, Albert Harry
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)
average spatial: 9.5 cm x 6.3 cm x 6.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 15/32 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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