Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron


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


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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


Record Id: nmah_1066612

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