Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Plane Perpendicular to a Line


This plastic model has a white rectangualr base with a smaller white rectangle erected perpendicular to it, Lines on the base and on the perpendicular plane are perpendicular to the line of intersection of the two rectangles. The small rectangle is held by two light green plastic half-circles. A tag on the model identifies it as Wheeler's model for a plane perpendicular to a line.

Maker: Wheeler, Albert Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Worcester

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of Helen M. Wheeler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MA.304723.546Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.546

Object Name: Geometric Model

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)white (overall color)green, light (overall color)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 5 cm x 7.6 cm x 5 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 in x 1 31/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1071867

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