Model Associated with an Invention of James Powers

Model Associated with an Invention of James Powers

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Description
This model resembles one of the side projections (handles?) on 1991.0971.05 (Model 311). It is associated with James Powers. It may be a pattern used to make a mold, which in turn was used to make pieces of this shape. The phrase "hard compo" suggests that the piece was to be made from a hard composition plastic. The number on the pattern does not match up with the numbers of the parts of James Powers tabulating equipment shown in 1992.3214.03.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Model
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.6 cm x 2.2 cm x 5.5 cm; 5/8 in x 7/8 in x 2 5/32 in
ID Number
1991.0871.06
accession number
1991.0871
catalog number
1991.0871.06
Credit Line
Gift of Thor Dockweiler
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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