Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Open Hexagonal Prism

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Open Hexagonal Prism

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This tan paper model has regular hexagons as the end faces and six rectangles for sides.Folds adjoining two edges of each hexagon are designed to fit into the sides, but do not do so (one such fold is torn). The model has no maker's mark.
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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, glued & folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 2.3 cm x 5.6 cm x 2.3 cm; 29/32 in x 2 7/32 in x 29/32 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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