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

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

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
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
ID Number
MA.304723.546
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.546
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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