The Prisms ClipArt gallery includes 166 examples of polyhedrons with two parallel faces, known as the bases, and with remaining faces that are parallelograms. Prisms are named by the shape of the base.

"This consists of four faces perpendicular to the vertical axis." -The Encyclopedia Britannica 1910

Right circular cylinder inscribed in a pentagonal prism. Or, Pentagonal prism circumscribed about a…

"...consisting of six rhomb-shaped faces with the edges all of the equal lengths: the faces are perpendicular…

"This is a form consisting of six rectangular vertical faces each of which intersects two of the horizontal…

This image shows one of Friedrich Froebel's divided cube (this one divided into many smaller cubes and…

This image shows one of Friedrich Froebel's divided cube (this one divided into eight smaller parallelograms).…

"Science has succeeded in classifying the thousands of known crystals in six systems, to each of which…

"...shows a combination of a hexagonal prism (m) with the basal pinacoid (c)." -The Encyclopedia Britannica…

"Hexagonal prism of the first order, consisting of six faces also parallel to the hexad axis, but perpendicular…

Illustration of the projection of a hexagonal prism having two of its parallel sides parallel to the…

Illustration of the projection of a hexagonal prism whose axis is parallel to the plane of the paper…

Pattern that can be used to make a hollow rectangular prism. Development of hollow rectangular prism.

"...consisting of six rhomb-shaped faces with the edges all of the equal lengths: the faces are perpendicular…

"This consists of four faces parallel to the brachy axis." -The Encyclopedia Britannica 1910

Showing different types of oblique prisms: rectangular, right triangular, acute triangular, and obtuse…

Types of oblique prisms: right triangular prism, isosceles triangular prism, rectangular prism, cylinder.

Three dimensional to two dimensional representation of an octagonal prism

Illustration showing the intersection of a plane with an octagonal prism.

Showing different types of parallel prisms: rectangular, right triangular, acute triangular, and obtuse…

Types of parallel prisms: right triangular prism, isosceles triangular prism, rectangular prism, cylinder.

Illustration of a parallelopiped with a plane passing through two diagonally opposite edges. The plane…

Illustration of a parallelopiped with a plane passing through two diagonally opposite edges. The plane…

Illustration of a parallelopiped (a prism with a parallelogram as its base) used to demonstrate that…

"A parallelopipedon is a prism whose bases (ends) are parallelograms." —Hallock 1905

A transparent body, with usually three sides and two equal and parallel triangular ends or bases.

Illustration of a prism - a polyhedron of which two faces are equal polygons in parallel planes, and…

Illustration of the intersection of an octagonal prism and a cylinder. The figures intersect at an oblique…

"...a tube with a slit at the further end through which the light enters, and at the other end a collimating…

Illustration of a decagonal prism with regular decagons for bases and rectangular faces. The hidden…

Illustration of a right decagonal prism with regular decagons for bases and rectangular faces.

Illustration of a right decagonal prism with regular decagons for bases and rectangular faces. The prism…

Illustration of a swimming pool and water hose that is in the shape of a hollow regular decagonal prism…

"The dietetragonal prism is a form consisting of eight rectangular vertical faces, each of which intersects…

"The dihexagonal prism has twelve rectangular vertical faces, each of which intersects all three of…

"The prism of the first order consists of four rectangular vertical faces, each of which intersects…

Illustration of a hollow right heptagonal/septagonal prism with regular heptagons/septagons for bases…

Illustration of a regular right heptagonal/septagonal prism with regular heptagons/septagons for bases…

Illustration of a right heptagonal/septagonal prism with regular heptagons/septagons for bases and rectangular…

Illustration of a right heptagonal/septagonal prism with regular heptagons/septagons for bases and rectangular…