Geometric Model by Miss Daily, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antiprism

Geometric Model by Miss Daily, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antiprism

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This cut and folded tan paper model has a hexagon on the top and the bottom and twelve isoceles triangles around the sides.The side triangles have their bases on alternate hexagons.
A mark on the model reads: Miss Daily.
Compare 304723.146, 1979.0102.345, 1979.0102.346, MA.304723.462, and MA.304723.675.
Lena Mae Daily (1904-1973) was an undergraduate at Brown University's Women's College who took a course from Wheeler in the spring of 1925. She sent him a letter in July of that year showing several models she had made (see 1979.3009.110) Daily would go on to get an M.A. in mathematics at Brown in 1932, and to teach mathematics in the Warwick, Rhode Island, school system from 1926 until her marriage to Allie C. Aldrich in 1942. For models by Daily, see 1979.0102.260, MA.304723.493, and probably MA.304723.676.
Brown Alumni Monthly, vol. 74, #4, January, 1974, p. 51.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
ca 1925
Daily, L. Mae
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 3.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 3.5 cm; 1 3/8 in x 2 5/32 in x 1 3/8 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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