Geometric Model by R. Tibbetts, a Student of A. Harry Wheeler, Right Pentagonal Prism Cut by A Plane


This cut and glued wooden model shows a right pentagonal prism cut by a plane (represented by a rectangle). The rectangle slides up and down the prism.

A mark on the model reads: 157 (/) PR 6. Another mark reads: R. TibbeTTs (/) MAY 1938.

Date Made: 1938 05

Maker's Teacher: Wheeler, Albert HarryMaker: Tibbetts, R.

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.304723.580Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.580

Object Name: Geometric ModelOther Terms: Geometric Model; Right Pentagonal Prism Cut by a Plane

Physical Description: wood, balsa (overall material)cut and glued (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 7.2 cm x 9.4 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 27/32 in x 3 11/16 in x 2 1/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1072697

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