The Pig Dial replicates the ancient sundial system of keeping and telling time. The pig's snout acts as the shadow, which is cast on the dial on the ground. As the sun moves in the sky, the snout points to various stations on the dial, indicating the time of day.
Donald Fels with Woody Sullivan, UW Astronomy
Donald Fels and Woody Sullivan collaborated to create a true sundial. Donald Fels is a Professor of Fine Art at the University of Washington and serves on a number of boards, including the Henry Art Gallery. Woody Sullivan is a professor of Astronomy at the University of Washington School of Astronomy.
Location, Summer 2001
Steinbrueck Park, Western and Virginia
Harris Smith Public Affairs and CMS Communications
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Purchase Price at Auction on October 13, 2001