Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron


This cut and folded tan paper model is a four-pointed polyhedron. The faces are twelve irregular pentagons.

A paper tag on the model reads: 509. Another mark reads: April-5-1930.

Compare MA.304723.275, MA.304723.276, MA.304723.278, MA.304723.279.

For the mirror image of this model, see MA.304723.518.

Date Made: 1930 04 05

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.278Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.278

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 9 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm; 3 17/32 in x 4 11/32 in x 4 11/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1067387

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