Foley John Henry
Foley, John Henry, R.A. (1818-1874), a British sculptor, was born in Dublin. After obtaining several prizes at the Dublin Royal Society of Art, he came to London in 1834. He first exhibited in 1839, his earliest works being the Death of Abel and Innocence. He became A.R.A. in 1849, and R.A. in 1858. Among his many works are the group Asia and the statue of the Prince Consort on the Albert Memorial, the statues of Hampden and Selden in Westminster Palace, and those of General Outram in Waterloo Place and J. S. Mill on the Thames Embankment.