Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Dodecadodecahedron

Description:

In this model, the twelve faces of a dodecahedron are replaced by twelve stars. Below and parallel to each of the stars is a regular pentagon. Only five rhombuses from the corners of a pentagon show beneath each star. The pentagons intersect one another.

This model is cut and folded from tan paper. A mark on the model reads: March (/) 09-1919. A typed tag reads: D24. A mark in pencil reads: 340 (/) D24.

Compare MA.304723.186 and MA.304723.163.

Date Made: 1919 03 09

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: 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.304723.163Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.163

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 10.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 12.5 cm; 4 1/8 in x 4 29/32 in x 4 29/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-0b16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1066528

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