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
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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