Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Two Lines and a Plane

Geometric Model by A. Harry Wheeler, Two Lines and a Plane

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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. This dark green plastic model has a rectangular base with two triangular pieces riseing from it that meet along one edge. A paper tag on the model reads: L-PL-L. Another paper tag reads: A. Harry Wheeler.
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Object Name
Geometric Model
Wheeler, Albert Harry
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
green (overall color)
cut and glued (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 4.8 cm x 7.7 cm x 4.8 cm; 1 7/8 in x 3 1/32 in x 1 7/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Helen M. Wheeler
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National Museum of American History
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