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Tolkien Great-Nephew to Create Statue for Papal Visit

August 19, 2010 at 6:58 am by Chris Pirrotta  - 

From the Birmingham Mail:

The great nephew of legendary Birmingham author JRR Tolkien is sculpting a statue of Cardinal Newman which will be specially placed in Cofton Park for the Papal visit.

Award-winning sculptor and Catholic Tim Tolkien has started work on the life-size statue of the Cardinal which will be fabricated in steel and sprayed with bronze.

Read the full story at the Birmingham Mail website. [Read More]

Posted in Tolkien, Tolkien Family on August 19, 2010 by Source: Birmingham Mail