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New Britain  

Sundial 111
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Direct East / West Condition:  
Latitude:   41° 41' N Longitude:   72° 46' W
Location:
  • Central CT State College, In front of Samuel S. T. Chen Art Center
 
Description:
  • A 19 ft steel sculpture named 'Sheng'. Commissioned by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts in 1987 and designed by Robert Adzema. Basically a combination East and West direct dial with a circular gnomon.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Central CT State College
  • Designer: Robert Adzema
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1987
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95