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Geometric Model by Richard E. Englund, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Ninth Stellation of the Icosahedron

Geometric Model by Richard E. Englund, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Ninth Stellation of the Icosahedron

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Description
This stellation of an icosahedron has twelve spikes, each with five sides. The tan paper model is cut and folded. A mark reads: Richard E. Englund (/) 4/14/19. Another mark reads: 368. Wheeler listed this model as number 368 generally and among his icosahedra as I5. Wenninger refers to it as the ninth stellation of the icosahedron.
Compare MA.304723.199, MA.304723.204, and MA.304723.155.
References:
Magnus J. Wenninger, Polyhedron Models, Cambridge: The University Press, 1971, p. 55.
A. H. Wheeler, Catalog of Models, A. H. Wheeler Papers, Mathematics Collections, National Museum of American History.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1919 04 14
1919
associated dates
1919 04 14 / 1919 04 14
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Englund, Richard E.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 22.5 cm x 27.5 cm x 30 cm; 8 27/32 in x 10 13/16 in x 11 13/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.199
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.199
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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