Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Twelve Pointed Star Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Twelve Pointed Star Dodecahedron

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Description
This is a cut and glued paper model of a twelve-pointed polyhedron. It has twelve triangular faces and twenty-four quadrilateral faces. Two quadrilaterals and one triangle come together at each point.
A mark on the model reads: Twelve Pointed (/) Star Dodecahedron (/) Fourth Species (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) Aug 13-1934. Another mark reads: IV Species (/) Aug 13, 1936.
Compare 1979.0102.280 ,MA.304723.049, and MA.304723.505..
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1934-1936
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: 9 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm; 3 17/32 in x 4 11/32 in x 4 11/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.049
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.049
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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