Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
This twelve-faced model has equal irregular pentagons as faces (one side of each pentagon is shortened). A mark on the model reads: 3-24-34. Another mark reads: No. 325..
Compare MA.304723.147, MA.304723.164, MA.304723.185, and MA.304723.189.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Pentagonal Dodecahedron
date made
1934
1934 03 24
associated dates
1934 03 24 / 1934 03 24
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
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: 5.5 cm x 5.8 cm x 6.8 cm; 2 5/32 in x 2 9/32 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.164
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.164
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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