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Tucson  

Sundial 533
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   32° 18' N Longitude:   110° W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence of J. Carmichael
    925 E. Foothills Drive
    Tucson, AZ
 
Description:
  • A declining vertical stained glass "Gecko" sundial 58 x 20 inches consisting of 153 colored glass pieces and exterior rod gnomon with triangular base. Paintings on 11 glass pieces use vitreous kiln-fired enamels and stains. Dial and four adjacent panels consisting of 540 glass pieces are set in bay window overlooking succulent garden containing additional sundials. Dial glass panel includes painting of a Tucson Banded Gecko stalking fly, a star field, sun face and solar noon mark. Dial declines 27.4? east of south. Contact owner John Carmichael to arrange viewing.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: John Carmichael; contact phone 520-696-1709
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: John Carmichael
  • Construction Date: 2004