Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
The faces of this cut, folded and glued tan paper model include eight groups of three small triangles and six pairs of larger triangles, for a total of thirty-six faces. Eash larger triangle is coplanar with two smaller triangles. A mark on the model reads: (April-6-1930) (/) Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) Nov. 17-1935.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1930-1935
1930-1935
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 7 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
MA.304723.040
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.040
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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