Geometric Model by Warren Hardy, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Four Parallelepipeds (Rhombic Dodecahedron)

Geometric Model by Warren Hardy, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Union of Four Parallelepipeds (Rhombic Dodecahedron)

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Description
This cut and glued tan paper model has seventy-two faces, twenty-frour triangles and forty-eight rhombuses. Thre rhombuses are grouped in threes, the triangles in eights. The faces correspond to parts of four intersecting parallelipipeds. Wheeler called this a rhombic dodecahedron, third species.
A pencil mark on the model reads: Warren Hardy (/) April 29 (/) 1935. A paper tag reads: 585.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 04 29
Maker
Warren Hardy
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm; 3 5/32 in x 3 5/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
1979.0102.110
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.110
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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