Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Icosahedron and Dodecahedron

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Compound of Icosahedron and Dodecahedron

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This brown brown paper model represents the union of a regular icosahedron and a regular dodecahedron. It may beconsidered as having twelve low pentagonal pyramids and twenty small triangular prisms covering an interior icosidodecahedron.. A tag reads: 402. Another mark reads: No. 402.
Wenninger calls this the first stellation of the icosidodecahedron.
Magnus J. Wenninger, Polyhedron Models, Cambridge: The University Press, 1971, p. 76.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 8 cm x 7 cm x 7 cm; 3 5/32 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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