Sundial

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

dated 1820

GUSN

GUSN-2696

Description

Wooden sundial with a rounded base, painted brown with a hand-painted black dial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sundials
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Mortise & Tenon
Painted
Pine
SUNDIAL

Inscription

Painted on the face is: 1820/Lat.44.25' .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

4 1/4 (H), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.921

Places

New Hampshire (United States)