Tolkien Great-Nephew to Create Statue for Papal Visit
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 Chris Pirrotta Source: Birmingham Mail