Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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The faces of this cut and glued model made from balsa are six pairs of large isoceles triangles, arranged around the middle, and twelve pairs of smaller isoceles triangles, arranged six at the top and six at the bottom.The model has no maker's mark.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
wood, balsam (overall material)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 6.2 cm x 7 cm x 8 cm; 2 7/16 in x 2 3/4 in x 3 5/32 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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