The sculpture has toured lakes in England and came to Australia (someone paid for this?) from Lyme Park in Cheshire. The Lyme Park estate was used as Mr Darcy's home.
Here he is in the
He appeared at Melbourne's Docklands. The Age.
At the historic Ripponlea estate in Melbourne. Both photos below by Martin Purslow.
The perfect opportunity to bury it into the Ripponlea lake mud was lost.