"Jokes in Stone", in The Sydney Morning Herald

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Title

"Jokes in Stone", in The Sydney Morning Herald

Subject

gargoyle, gargoyles, University of Queensland, University of QLD, Queensland, stone carving, sculpture, medieval sculpture, stone mason, stone masonry, Colin Clark, Theodore Muller, jest, jesting, mummer, mummery

Description

Newspaper article regarding a carving by the sculptor Thomas Muller. The carving is said to bear a resemblance to the economist Colin Clark. By carving the gargoyle-like creature in the image of a public figure, the journalist argues that Muller has revived the 'medieval practice' of caricaturing public figures in gargoyles on buildings.

Creator

A Special Correspondent

Source

National Library of Australia

Publisher

The Sydney Morning Herald

Date

9 July 1954

Rights

National Library of Australia

Format

Newspaper Article

Language

English

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Newspaper Article from The Sydney Morning Herald

Citation

“"Jokes in Stone", in The Sydney Morning Herald,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed November 15, 2018, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/144.