Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Icosahedron


This cut and folded tan paper model has twenty equilateral triangles for faces.

A paper tag reads: 405. A mark in pencil reads: Jan-12-1932 (/) No. 405.

According to Wheeler's catalog, it can be transformed into a rhombic dodecahedron.


A. H. Wheeler, Catalog of Models. A. H. Wheeler Papers, Mathematics Collections, National Museum of American History.

Date Made: 1932 01 12

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 Louise D. Campbell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0102.354Catalog Number: 1979.0102.354Accession Number: 1979.0102

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: paper (overall material)tan (overall color)cut & folded (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 6.5 cm x 9 cm x 5.5 cm; 2 9/16 in x 3 17/32 in x 2 5/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1139612

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