Wm. J. Young Engraved Brass Sundial
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
- Date / Time :
- April 12, 2019 10:00AM
Wm. J. Young Engraved Brass Sundial, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. c. 1840-50, 10 1/4-in. engraved plate marked "Wm J. Young Maker Philadelphia," gnomon angle set at 40 degrees for the center of Philadelphia, latitude 39 degrees.
Note: Gnomon's setting corresponds to the latitude of the center of Philadelphia, suggesting possible use at Wm. J. Young's home on Lombard St.
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