Public Artwork

Peter Pan

George Frampton, Peter Pan, 1925
Bowring Park, St. John's, NL, Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Frampton, George
Text author(s): 
Frampton, George
Installation year: 

Based on J.M. Barrie's immortal character, Peter Pan, this bronze statue features Peter standing on a tree stump playing a flute (supposedly a set of pan pipes) whilst a collection of fairies, rabbits, squirrels and other little creatures adorn the base.

Text of the artwork: 

In memory of a little girl who loved the Park


The artwork was commissioned by Sir Edgar Rennie Bowring in the memory of his daughter who died, drowing in the ocean.


This work is a replica of the original at Kensington Gardens, England.