253.0 cm height
Signature & date
Signed and dated back of base, "C.B.Birch .../ 1878...".
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Sydney International Exhibition (1879-80), The Garden Palace, 17 Sep 1879–20 Apr 1880
Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the Centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Ultimo, 24 Sep 1979–24 Nov 1979
Referenced in 5 publications
Patricia McDonald, Sydney International Exhibition 1879: An exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Sydney International Exhibition, 'Art at the Garden Palace', pg. 25-29, Sydney, 1979, 39.
The Art Journal, London, 1894, 199.
The Art Journal, London, 1879, 142.
Sydney International Exhibition: Official catalogue of exhibits, Sydney, 1879, 455. cat. no. 6
The magazine of art, London, 1878, 140. engraving of the model with the inscription "The eyrie reached, with eager grasp/ He seized the callow brood/ And, reckless of maternal wrath/ The fierce assault withstood."