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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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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.
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.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1919 04 14
associated dates
1919 04 14 / 1919 04 14
Wheeler, Albert Harry
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)
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
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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