Sundial: 147
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 39° 56.983' N  75° 10.267' W
  • Rittenhouse Square Park, NE Corner, near 18th and Walnut.
  • Evelyn Taylor Price Memorial Sundial A vertical dial within a bronze sunflower held overhead in the outstretched arms of the bronze sculpture of two children. Dial is a vertical south decliner with hour marks from 6am to 6pm in Roman numerals.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Philadelphia
  • On Dial:
    The Hour Passes
    Friendship Abides

    At Base:
    Evelyn Taylor Price,President
    Rittenhouse Square Flower Market Association
    Rittenhouse Square Improvement Association
    1934 - 1946
    Erected by Her Friends

    On Marble Pedestal:
    A Tribute to Evelyn Taylor Price
  • Designer: Beatrice Fenton
  • Builder: Beatrice Fenton
  • Construction Date: 1947
  • IAPS Listing, May 95.
    Sculpture of a City: Philadelphia's Treasures in Bronze & Stone. NY. Walker Publ. 1974. p. 302.

Last Revised: 2021-08-05 19:26