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Cut and Fold Polyhedral Nets
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Cut and Fold Polyhedral Nets. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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Drawings of nets for the five platonic solids can be found in Eleonore Heerwart's 'Course in Paperfolding', which was first published in Dutch in 1895 then in English by Charles and Dible in London and Glasgow in 1896.