Title: Armillary Sphere
Artist: Kenneth Lynch and Sons
Medium: Steel & Bronze
Location: Sam Houston Park
Attributed to Kenneth Lynch and Sons, the Armillary Sphere in Sam Houston Park was donated to the City of Houston in 1977 by Elizabeth Bracewell, President of the Houston Heritage Society from 1969 to 1971. The steel and bronze sphere points to the celestial North Pole. Round bands represent the meridian of Houston and the equator, as well as the signs of the zodiac.
Art In Parks is Funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance