Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Antiprism

Description:

The top and bottom of this cut and folded tan paper model are regular pentagons. The side faces are ten triangles that face alternately up and down.

A mark on the model reads: 15. Another mark reads: Archimedean Antiprism (/) Nov. 7, 1931 (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) Pat 1292188.

Date Made: 1931 11 07

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.304723.422Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.422

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 4.5 cm x 7.7 cm x 7.2 cm; 1 25/32 in x 3 1/32 in x 2 27/32 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0f06-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1069313

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