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Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Rhombic Dodecahedron

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Description
These three cut and folded strips - each containing six rombuses - can presumably be intertwined to form a rhombic dodecahedron.
A paper tag on one stripl reads: 588. Pencil marks on the other two strips read: 588. A mark on one of these reads: April 25, 1931.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1931
associated dates
1931 04 25 / 1931 04 25
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial:.5 cm x 19 cm x 8 cm; 3/16 in x 7 15/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
1979.3002.025
catalog number
1979.3002.025
nonaccession number
1979.3002
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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