Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Octahedron in an Octahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Octahedron in an Octahedron

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Description
This brown paper model has eight equilateral triangles for faces. There curves and other marks are drawn in pencil on the faces. One mark reads: Octahedron in (/) an (/) Octahedron (/) Jan 15, 31.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1931 01 15
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 5.2 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 3/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 2 1/16 in
ID Number
1979.0102.238
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.238
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
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National Museum of American History
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