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 legisltion 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.