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Geometric Model by Earl Merritt, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antiprism

Geometric Model by Earl Merritt, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Hexagonal Antiprism

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Description
This cut and glued tan balsa model has a regular hexagon for the top and for the bottom and twelve slender triangles for sides.The side triangles have their bases on alternate hexagons.
A mark on the model reads: Earl Merritt (/) May 2, 1938 (/) 167 (/) PR16.
Compare 304723.146, 1979.0102.345, and 1979.0102.346.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1938 05 02
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
wood, balsa (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut & glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 8.5 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm; 3 11/32 in x 1 31/32 in x 1 31/32 in
ID Number
1979.0102.346
catalog number
1979.0102.346
accession number
1979.0102
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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