Statues - Hither & Thither

Jersey
Saint Helier

Peter Street / Bath Street
(West's Centre)

La Vaque dé Jèrri

Jersey Cattle

John McKenna
2001

Saint Helier /  La Vaque dé Jèrri   Saint Helier /  La Vaque dé Jèrri

Description

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').

Saint Helier - La Vaque dé Jèrri Saint Helier - La Vaque dé Jèrri

Inscription(s)

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

unveiled by
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

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°11'6" W 2°6'8"

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