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McCalman, Iain; McGrath, Ann


Visitors to the National Museum of Australia's repository can encounter a crazy mechanical sculpture, entitled 'The Law Machine', constructed by political cartoonist Bruce Petty. A distinctive lawyer's wig, copperplate writing on wood, antique money, musical instrum.ents, knives, forks and a range of old and new everyday objects are loosely assembled into an anthropomorphic machine evoking centuries-old traditions. When the handle of this unique apparatus is turned, the adversarial...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Proof and Truth
Access Rights: Open Access


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