Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedra

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Subgroup Icosahedra

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Description
This tan cut and glued paper model has as its core a pentagonal dodecahedron (the pentagons are not regular). Eight polyhedra with twelve trangular faces each are attached symmetrically to the edges of the dodecahderon to form an eight-pointed surface. A paper tag on the model reads: 497. A mark in pen reads: Icosahedron (/) Aug-1-1935. A mark below this in penceil reads: No. 497.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
date made
1935 08 01
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
tan (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 8.2 cm x 8.2 cm x 8 cm; 3 7/32 in x 3 7/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.616
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.616
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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