Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Hexahedron

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The sides of this irregular hexagon are two triangles, two quadrilaterals, and two pentagons. The tan paper model has a paper tag that reads: 82. Another mark reads: Hexahedron IV (/) (f) Faces 6, Faces 5,5,4,4,3,3 (/) (e) Vertices 8 (/) (k) Edges 12, No. 82 (/) A.
This is one of a series of models of irregular hexagons that Wheeler made on August 22, 1934.
Compare 1979.0102.012, 1979.0102.014, 1979.0102.018, 1979.0102.020, 1979.0102.022, 1979.0102.025, and 1979.0102.026.
Also compare 1979.0102.024 and 1979.0102.025.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1934 08 22
A. Harry Wheeler
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 5.5 cm x 9.2 cm x 10.3 cm; 2 5/32 in x 3 5/8 in x 4 1/16 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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