Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
Each of the faces of the underlying rhombic parallelepiped in ths cut, glued, and folded tan paper model has an irregular tetrahedron emerging from one corner. A mark on the model reads: Pentagonal (/) Dodecahedron (/) Nov-13-1935
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 11 13
associated dates
1935 11 13 / 1935 11 13
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: 6.3 cm x 7 cm x 7.8 cm; 2 15/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
MA.304723.504
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.504
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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