Freddy The Nude Dude

Freddy The Nude Dude

Freddy The Nude Dude

Following an extensive restoration project that spanned eight months, the historic “Freddy The Nude Dude” fountain has been reinstated in Phoenix Square, Fredericton.

The rejuvenated fountain now boasts its original three-tier structure, complete with the much-loved cherub affectionately referred to as “Freddy the Nude Dude,” gracing the pinnacle.

Donated by Mayor George Fenety in 1885, Freddy’s existence predates even the Statue of Liberty. Although formally titled “Putto with Fish,” this cherub is two years older than the renowned statue.

The original Freddy has now been relocated to a secure location within City Hall. Over ten years ago, the cherub was stolen and later discovered in four separate pieces. This incident prompted the decision to construct an aluminum replica to replace the original on the fountain while preserving the original indoors.

The original Freddy, crafted from zinc and lead, was cast in multiple pieces before being assembled. The newly fashioned Freddy, made from aluminum, ensures resilience and endurance for many more years to come.

Freddy the Nude Dude

Freddy the Nude Dude

Freddy The Nude Dude

Freddy the Nude Dude

Freddy the Nude Dude

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