Geometric Model by Lois M. Parker, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Four Cubes

Geometric Model by Lois M. Parker, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Four Cubes

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Description
This tan wooden model represents four intersecting cubes. A paper tag on the model reads: 97. Another mark reads: Lois M. Parker (/) 4-9-38 (/) No. 97. The model has a total of ninety-six faces.
Compare 1979.0102.046 and 1979.0102.047.
Lois M. Parker (1920-2004) was a native of Worcester, Massachusetts, whose father was an insurance agent. She took a high school course with A. Harry Wheeler in 1938. She went on to attend Colby Junior College in New London, New Hampshire, and then obtained bachelor and master’s degrees in music from the University of Michigan. Parker returned to Worcester, where she taught music at South High school for thirty years.
For models by Parker, see 1979.0102.040, 1979.0102.046, and 1979.0102.048.
Reference:
Census, graveyard, and yearbook records from ancestry.com.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Date made
1938
date made
1938 04 09
maker
Parker, Lois M.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
1979.0102.046
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.046
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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