Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

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Tucson  

Sundial 711
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   32° 18' N Longitude:   110° 55' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence
    Tucson
 
Description:
  • An 84x47 inch vertical dial declining 18? east of south on the outside wall of a private residence. Roman hour numerals are on 8 inch square hand-painted ceramic tiles. The gnomon and support are welded wrought iron painted black. A hand painted EOT graph is shown on a matching ceramic tile.

    This is a historic home designed by southwestern architect Josias Joesler. Homeowner found original architectural drawings showing a gnomonically-flawed sundial that was never installed and contacted John Carmichael to design this accurate new dial.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Private
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: John Carmichael
  • Construction Date: 11-Jan
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15