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Pittsburgh  

Sundial 108
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Poor
Latitude:   40° 26.8665' N Longitude:   79° 54.077' W
Location:
  • Frick Fine Art Museum
    7227 Reynolds St
    Reynolds St. and Homewood Ave.
    Dial near greenhouse
 
Description:
  • A bronze and well patina circular horizontal dial about 18 inches in diameter. The dial is delineated in 10-minute increments with Arabic hour numbers. Dial sits atop a plain circular column. The gnomon is plain, secured to the dial plate with four bolts.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Frick Fine Art Museum
  • Let Others Tell of Storms and Showers
    I'll Only Count Your Sunny Hours

    Lat 40° 28' Lon 79°58'
  • Designer:
  • Builder: John A. Brashear Co. Ltd, Pittsburgh
  • Construction Date: 1912
 

Last Revised: 2018-09-15 18:36