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Geometric Model by R. L. Curtis, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Dodecahedron (Pentagonal Dodecahedron)

Geometric Model by R. L. Curtis, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Regular Dodecahedron (Pentagonal Dodecahedron)

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Description
This tan paper model has twelve regular penatagons for sides.
A paper tag reads: 326. A mark in pen on the top reads: R.L. Curtis Aug. 6, 1938. Wheeler considered this to be the third in a series of models he called "Evolution of thePpentagonal Dodecahedron." He also numbered it in his catalog D10.
Reference:
A.H. Wheeler, Catalog of Models, A. H. Wheeler Papers, Mathematics Collections, National Museum of American History.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Date made
1938-08-06
date made
1938 08 06
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm; 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
1979.0102.081
accession number
1979.0102
catalog number
1979.0102.081
Credit Line
Gift of Louise D. Campbell
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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