Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Square Transformable into Two Squares, Plane Dissection


This plastic hinged dissection divides a square into five pieces. The pieces may be rearranged to form two squares.

This is Wheeler's model 5PTC.

Compare MA.304723.769 and MA.304723.770.

Date Made: ca 1932

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.304723.775Accession Number: 304723Catalog Number: 304723.775

Object Name: geometric model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)gold (overall color)red (overall color)brown (overall color)green (overall color)blue (overall color)plastic (overall material)cut, glued and hinged (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 1.2 cm x 7.7 cm x 7.7 cm; 15/32 in x 3 1/32 in x 3 1/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1075116

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