Sculpture group of two cows, a calf and a bull. The body shape, musculature and physical features of the Jersey cow are accurately displayed in the sculpture. The calf is looking to a toad ('crapaud').
La Vaque dé Jèrri
by John McKenna
Royal Society of British Sculptors
A tribute to the Island breed and a commemoration of
the 50th anniversary of The World Jersey Cattle Bureau
Sir Philip Bailhache, Bailiff of Jersey
29th September 2001
The Jersey Cow, with its origin in the Isand of Jersey,
has long been recognised as a superior dairy animal
through its natural ability to produce rich milk.
Protected in its island home by legislation
dating from 1763, the breed has been exported
around the world since the 18th century
Sculpture commissioned by The Year of the Jersey Association
and generously funded by donations from Jersey and overseas
Sources & Information
Location (N 49°11'6" - W 2°6'8")
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Item Code: je27; Photograph: 3 August 2015
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