Geometric Model by Knowlton Rice, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by Knowlton Rice, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
The faces of this cut and folded tan paper model are six irregular quadrilaterals (arranged around the middle) and twelve isosceles triangles (six at each end). Each of the triangles appears to be in the same plane as another one. A mark on the model reads: Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) August 11, 1935 (/) KNOWLTON RICE.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Pentagonal Dodecahedron
date made
1935
1935 08 11
associated dates
1935 08 11 / 1935 08 11
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Rice, Knowlton
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 5 cm x 9.5 cm x 5.8 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 9/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.019
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.019
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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