A whimsical statue of a young boy holding a boot, from which water issues, was unveiled in front of the old Winnipeg City Hall on Main Street, on 16 July 1898, near the Volunteer Monument and the Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Monument. He remained there until 1913 when he was moved to his present location in Assiniboine Park.
The Boy With The Boot by Betty Jane Wylie
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 4, Number 2, January 1959
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Monument (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)
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