Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Description:

This cut and folded tan paper model has twelve faces that are irregular pentagons. Each pentagon is in the same plane as two irregular quadrilateras and two triangles. A mark on the model reads: Symmetrical (/) Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) second species (/) Feb 23,1934. Another mark reads: No. 332.

Date Made: 1934 02 23

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.304723.165Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.165

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 7.5 cm x 6.5 cm x 8 cm; 2 15/16 in x 2 9/16 in x 3 5/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-01bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1066612

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