Colin Minton Campbell 1827-1885
Sculptor: Sir Thomas Brock. Colin Minton Campbell was the grandson of Thomas Minton founder of the famous fine bone china company in Stoke-on-Trent. In 1880 he was elected Mayor of Stoke-on-Trent and occupied office for three years, he died in 1885. The statue depicts Campbell in contemporary clothing, his left hand in his pocket. His right hand holds a scroll and rests on a bronze reproduction of one of his company’s products. On top of the tall pedestal with a stork motif is a small decorative bowl with handles.