Image in the Clay


Published in Plays of the 50s: Volume 2

David Ireland blends realism and poetry in a stark portrait of a rural Aboriginal family. The play was first produced in Sydney in 1960.

  • 0
  • 12 total
  • 2 female identifying, 10 male identifying
  • history
  • 3 to 8, 8 to 12, 16 to 18, 18+
  • adult
  • Currency Press


Search for details of past productions at

AusStage provides an accessible research facility for investigating live performance in Australia.

Search by play title and/or playwright name
Results will open in a new window

PLEASE NOTE: You will be directed to for search results; Australian Plays Transform is not responsible for their completeness. Refer to our terms of use.

Purchase at Currency Press$34.99
SKU: CP-1367 Category:

We acknowledge that we live and create on unceded lands. We pay our respects to the First Peoples of Australia, and to their elders past, present and future.

© Australian Plays Transform 2024