Union of Three Cubes Inscriptible in a Cube

Union of Three Cubes Inscriptible in a Cube

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This tan paper model has one hundred twenty faces. It represents three intersecting cubes that may be inscribed in a cube. A mark on the model reads: Three cubes inscriptible in a cube. Another mark reads: 95. A third mark reads: March-6-1930 (/) Three cubes (/) Intersecting (/) Orthoganally (/ Edgewise.
Compare 1979.102.042 and 1979.0102.043.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1930 03 06
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 12 cm x 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 4 23/32 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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