Acquisition of the Minton Archive

The archive spans the entire history of the Minton pottery firm. It includes designs, drawings and prints; as well as a complete series of 520 exquisite hand-painted pattern books. The Art Fund has been able to acquire the archive and transfer ownership to Stoke City Archives.

Applicant: 
National Art Collections Fund (Art Fund)
Location: 
City of Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Library, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 3RS
Region: 
West Midlands
Grant awarded: 
£1,163,600
Year awarded: 
2015