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North American Sundial Society

Honolulu  

Sundial: 291
State/Province:  Hawaii Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Unknown Condition:  No Longer Displayed
  Latitude and Longitude: 21° 18.246' N  157° 50.916' W
Location:
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts Museum, 900 S. Beretania St
 
Description:
  • Bronze. Outer circle has flame-shaped knobs projecting from rim. Indicator or axis cuts band diagonally, terminating in oval projection on lower side. Gift of Mrs. Theodore A. Cooke. This dial is no longer on display at the museum. When an enquiry was made in May 2002, none of the staff knew of the dial's existence until an elderly lady in the gift shop knew it was in storage. The lady was a grand daughter of Mrs. Cooke.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Academy
  • Designer: Paul Manship
  • Builder:
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95
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