Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Description:

This tan cut and folded paper model has five faces that are irregular heptagons, each with a small triangle in the same plane. It has three other triangles with three other small triangles in the same plane. This makes for a total number of faces of five heptagons, three larger triangles, and eight small triangles. A mark on the model reads: Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) Aug 5 1935.

Models 304723.026 and 304723.027 are mirror images.

Date Made: 1935 08 05

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, WorcesterAssociated Place: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Mathematics, Science & Mathematics

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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.026Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.026

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 5 cm x 5.5 cm x 5.5 cm; 1 31/32 in x 2 5/32 in x 2 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-07c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1064830

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