Model of a Penrose staircase

Made:
1968 in Dagenham
maker:
May and Baker Limited

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'A model of a Penrose staircase' by May and Baker Ltd., Dagenham, Greater London, England, 1968

As for the original version, this model can be photographed so that it appears inconsistent.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1968-443
Materials:
paint, pine (wood) and wood (unidentified)
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Institut M�rieux