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Philadelphia  

Sundial 147
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  
Latitude:   39° 57' N Longitude:   75° 10' W
Location:
  • Rittenhouse Square Park, NE Corner, near 18th and Walnut.
 
Description:
  • A vertical dial within a bronze sunflower held overhead in the outstretched arms of the bronze sculpture of two children.
 
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References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95.
    Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone. NY. Walker Publ. 1974. p. 302.