Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Complete Icosahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Complete Icosahedron

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This tan paper cut and folded model has sixty points, each surrounded by three triangles. The points are in twelve clusters of five. A mark on the model reads: 391. Another mark reads: Complete Icosahedron (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) June-5-1920. Wenninger calls this the final stellation of the icosahedron.
Compare MA.304723.227 and MA.304723.222.
Magnus J. Wenninger, Polyhedron Models, Cambridge: The University Press, 1971, p. 65.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1920 06 05
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 16 cm x 18.5 cm x 18.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 7 9/32 in x 7 9/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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National Museum of American History
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