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Peter Pan (sculpture)

  • Type: Sculpture

Peter Pan is a sculpture by English artist George Frampton of playwright J M Berry's character, Peter Pan, the boy who never grows up. The original statue is in the northeast part of Kensington Gardens in London, to the west of The Long Water. - AsNotedIn

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Object

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1910/00/00 J M Barrie Patron James Barrie commissions George Frampton to create a statue in bronze of his literary character "Peter Pan".
1911/05/00 George James Frampton Artist George Frampton exhibits a completed plaster model of "Peter Pan" at the Royal Academy in London. Royal Academy Including Burlington House And Galleries And Royal Academy Schools Buildings London
1912/04/30 George James Frampton Artist George Frampton's "Peter Pan" is erected in London without fanfare and without permission. Kensington Gardens London
1912/05/01 J M Barrie Patron There is a surprise in store for the children who go to Kensington Gardens to feed the ducks in the Serpentine.... a figure of Peter Pan blowing his pipe on the stump of a tree, with fairies and mice and squirrels all around. - J M Barrie ad, The Times Kensington Gardens London
1924/00/00 George James Frampton Benefactor George Frampton donates a cast of "Peter Pan" to the Belgian state to recognise the Anglo-Belgian friendship during the First World War. Placed in Egmont Park in Brussels, it suffered bullet damage in WWII, but was restored in 2010. Brussels, BE Brussels-Capital Region
1925/08/29 A copy of "Peter Pan" is placed in Bowring Park, St John's, Newfoundland, as a tribute to Betty Munn, the daughter of John Shannon Munn, who had died aged three on 23 February 1918 in the sinking of SS Florizel. St John's Newfoundland and Labrador
1928/06/16 Overnight, a cast of "Peter Pan" is installed in Sefton Park, in Liverpool. Vandalised in 1990, the restored statue was relocated to near the Palm House. It received a Grade II listing in 1985. Palm House, Sefton Park Liverpool
1929/00/00 Eldridge Reeves Johnson Benefactor Eldridge R Johnson donates a cast of "Peter Pan" to Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey. It is located outside the Walt Whitman Arts Center. Cooper Library in Johnson Park Camden, NJ
1929/06/10 Donated by Rotary International to the city to celebrate the centenary of the state of Western Australia, a cast of "Peter Pan" is erected overnight in Queens Gardens, Perth, Australia. Perth Western Australia
1929/09/14 A copy of "Peter Pan" is erected by the College Heights Association in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The park became Peter Pan Park after the statue, but was later renamed Glenn Gould Park. Toronto Ontario

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Particulars for Peter Pan (sculpture):
Area of Significance Art expression of creative skill and imagination such as painting or sculpture
Material Bronze
Sight Category Object
Attribute Outdoor
Art Type Sculpture
Historic Use Work of Art

English Listed Building, Kensington Garden: 1217595
English Listed Building, Liverpool: 1062529

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