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I know people who look like at least two of these. Seriously! Some people just have medieval looking faces. There's so much life and mischief in these faces - it's a pleasure to see them altogether like this.
Thanks, pcb. Did you ever see the single-panel cartoon "Herman"? If was populated by large, lumpen people. I saw two of them on a bus once.
I like these very much. Do you know if they are carved from stone or made from clay and fired?
I suspect they're terra cotta. I don't think they'd be clay or they wouldn't have lasted this long. And when I say "this long," I'm only guessing that this building has been up for at least 90 years. I'll see what I can find out about the faces (and the building) and get back to you.To the general readership: Expressive as these faces are, they're nothing compared to Harry's sculpted ornaments and carved wooden walking sticks. See http://harrysfolly.blogspot.com/. I will add "Harry's Folly" to my links once I'm out from under a pile of work.