Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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This cut, folded and glued tan paper model has equal regular pentagons for the top and the bottom and ten triangles arranged to form the sides, for a total of twelve faces. A mark on it reads: Pentagonal Dodecahedron (/) Nov 13-1935. Another mark reads: F13/H2.
Compare MA.304723.021 and MA.304723.022.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 11 13
associated dates
1935 11 13 / 1935 11 13
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
tan (overall color)
paper (overall material)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 3.8 cm x 6.5 cm x 6.5 cm; 1 1/2 in x 2 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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