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North American Sundial Society

New York  

Sundial: 603
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 46.524' N  73° 57.827' W
Location:
  • In front of private residence
    11 East 77th Street
    Manhattan
 
Description:
  • A cast bronze horizontal dial approximately 30 inches diameter. The dial face includes the motto, astrological symbols of the ecliptic with Roman numerals. The 40-inch high cast pedestal sculpture depicts the three muses supporting the dial. This dial is visible from the street in front of the residence.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • HOW LIGHTLY FALLS THE FOOT OF TIME THAT ONLY TREADS ON FLOWERS
  • Designer: Harriet W. Fitshmuth
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1916
 

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