Shape description. Part 1

United States, 1948

Film
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Episode of Series “Mechanical Drawing”.
The film begins by demonstrating that the only accurate method of telling others exactly how to build an object is to make several drawings showing how the object looks from different points of view. The film then describes orthographic projection, utilising animated diagrams and animated models to provide unusual three-dimensional effects.

Credits

production company

Pathescope Company of America

Duration

00:10:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1948

Appears in

Mechanical Drawing

Group of items

Mechanical Drawing

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28436

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Orthographic projection

Crafts & Visual Arts → Size and shape

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Mechanical drawing

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Orthographic projection

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Size and shape

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mechanical drawing

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Orthographic projection

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Size and shape

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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