Studies the octahedial group (symmetries of the cube and the octahedron) via reflections. Various sub-groups are determined by examining the reflections in three pairs of mirrors of the kaleidoscope. Shows how the construction of kaleidoscopes is related to the cube and the octahedron.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)