Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Planes Meeting Obliquely

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Planes Meeting Obliquely

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Description
To show relationships among planes and angles, A. H. Wheeler designed a series of what he called platform models. All of these had a rectangular platform, with other segments (often other rectangles) secured to it. These other pieces sometimes penetrated the platform. In this plastic model, a rectangular base supports two white plastic triangles. A smaller transparent rectangle is attached to the base and propped up by the triangles. A white White rectangular strip is across the bottom of this transparent rectangle.
The model has no maker's markes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Geometric Model
Other Terms
Geometric Model
unspecified
Wheeler, Albert Harry
maker
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
associated place
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
brown (overall color)
white (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 3.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm; 1 3/8 in x 2 5/32 in x 1 25/32 in
ID Number
MA.304723.729
accession number
304723
catalog number
304723.729
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
subject
Mathematics
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National Museum of American History
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