Unknown sculptor
Presented by John Airey, by 1865
Unidentified; current location unknown

This work is listed in the 1865 NGV catalogue (with the details noted above), but not thereafter.

The donor may have been John Moore Cole Airey (c.1811-93), the member for Port Phillip in the NSW Legislative council, 1847-48. Aireys Inlet in Victoria is named after him (he settled the area in 1842).


NGV 1865, p.7, cat.no.18; not listed in AR 1870-71 or later NGV catalogues

For Airey, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Airey (accessed 6 Sept.2020; with references)