Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Ottawa  

Sundial 833
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   45° 23.3917' N Longitude:   75° 40.3383' W
Location:
  • Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot St.
    West side of farm hands quarters, in a shaded garden close to the building
 
Description:
  • A garden variety round horizontal sundial about 12 inches in diameter. It looks like a bronze casting with iron staining from steel bolts. Hours marks only from VI to VI (6 am to 6 pm). The dial is located in a very shaded spot close to a building and surrounded by trees. Ornamental. Dial plate has inscription "Tempus Omnia Revelat" (Time Reveals All).
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Billings Estate Museum
  • IN HONOUR OF OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS
    THE ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS OF
    THE BILLINGS ESTATE MUSEUM
    MAY 30 1990
    (Also in French)
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1990
 

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