Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Pentagonal Dodecahedron

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model; Pentagonal Dodecahedron
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
wood, balsam (overall material)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
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
MA.304723.556
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.556
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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