Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Antiprism

Description:

The faces of this tan paper cut and folded model are a ten equilateral triangles around the sides and regular pentagons on the top and bottom. A mark reads: 10. Another mark reads: Archimedean Prism (/) Nov. 7, 1931 (/) V (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) Pat. 1242188

Wheeler called it an Archimedean prism.

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.304723.423Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.423

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut and folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 5 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 1 31/32 in x 2 15/16 in x 2 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9f1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1069316

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