Little Girl With Red Shoes statue (Hakodate)
Public Art: Little Girl With red Shoes
AKA: Little Girl With Red Shoes On
Sculptor: © Machiko Kodera
Description: A 160cm bronze statue in honour of Kimi
Iwasaski, a little girl who was adopted by an American Misionary couple but was unable to make the voyage to
America because she contracted tuberculosis. Kimi is dressed in Western clothes (including shoulder cloak) and
clutching a purse. Her shoes are of course red.
Date Unveiled: 7th of August, 2009.
Location: The Little Girl can be found in the square
in front of the museum wharf west of Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan.