Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
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
MA.304723.512
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.512
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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