Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Antiprism

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Antiprism

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The top and bottom of this cut and folded tan paper model are regular pentagons. The side faces are ten triangles that face alternately up and down.
A mark on the model reads: 15. Another mark reads: Archimedean Antiprism (/) Nov. 7, 1931 (/) A. Harry Wheeler (/) Pat 1292188.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Pentagonal Antiprism
date made
1931 11 07
associated dates
1931 11 07 / 1931 11 07
Wheeler, Albert Harry
Wheeler, Albert Harry
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 folded (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 4.5 cm x 7.7 cm x 7.2 cm; 1 25/32 in x 3 1/32 in x 2 27/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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