Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Faceted Icosidodecahedron


This colorful plastic model is derived from the icosidodecahedron, with its twenty triangular faces and twelve pentagonal faces. All of the pentagonal faces have been replaced by inward-facing pyramids as have ten of the triangular faces.

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.304723.530Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.530

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)pinks (overall color)red (overall color)blue (overall color)greens (overall color)yellow (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 4.7 cm x 5.3 cm x 4.8 cm; 1 27/32 in x 2 3/32 in x 1 7/8 in


Record Id: nmah_1071711

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