Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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This white plastic cut and glued model has twelve faces that are V-shaped irregular pentagons. They are joined to form a symmetric figure with eight open triangular ends. A tag on the model reads: ED14d O→[infinity symbol]. This is part of a series of models Wheeler constructed on "the evolution of the dodecahedron."
Compare MA.304723.512, MA.304723.514, and MA.304723.535.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 6 cm x 6.2 cm x 6.2 cm; 2 3/8 in x 2 7/16 in x 2 7/16 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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