Wooden Model of a Parallelepiped Transformable into a Rectangular Prism, J. Schroeder 14


This wooden model of a rectangular prism has six rectangular faces. Two metal spikes protrude from one side. The prism is bisected by a plane through the diagonals of two opposite sides, and can be rearranged to form an oblique parallelepiped or separated into two triangular prisms. One side is stamped: 14. For information about Schroeder's models, see 1982.0795.39.

Date Made: ca 1889

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Germany: Hesse, Darmstadt

Subject: Mathematics


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Credit Line: Gift of the Department of Mathematics, The University of Michigan

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0795.44Catalog Number: 1982.0795.44Accession Number: 1982.0795

Object Name: geometric model

Physical Description: wood (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4.5 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm; 1 25/32 in x 3 15/16 in x 2 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-966c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1213965

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