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Newington  

Sundial: 83
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 41.832' N  72° 43.719' W
Location:
  • Lucy Robbins Welles Library Colonial Courtyard
 
Description:
  • Bronze horizontal ring, suspended by curved semi-circles, with gnomon rising from the center toward the North. "...you can see resemblances to an anchor, a gimbal, and a mariner's compass" says designer Searle Lansing-Jones.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Lucy Robbins Welles Library
  • Designer: Searle Lansing-Jones
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: ca 1963
 
References:
  • Hartford Courant, Dec 13, 1963

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