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Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE
Betty Campbell (1934–2017), MBE

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A statue of Wales’ first black head teacher, Betty Campbell. Born in Cardiff in 1934, from a Welsh Mother and Jamaican Father, Betty Campbell became a schoolteacher in 1963. She died aged 82 in 2017 and was later chosen as the subject of the new sculpture by thousands of people who voted for her in a BBC Wales poll.

Date

2021

Medium

bronze & black granite

Measurements

H 400 x W 220 x D 220 cm

Accession number

CF10_PF_S287

Acquisition method

commissioned by Monumental Welsh Women

Work type

Statue

Owner

Monumental Welsh Women

Custodian

Monumental Welsh Women

Unveiling date

29th September 2021

Access

at all times

Signature/marks description

to sculpture self base: E SHEPHERD / 2021

Inscription description

front of plinth: BETTY CAMPBELL MBE / 1937-2017


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Located at

Central Square,

CF10 1FS

Located on a piazza outside the HMRC Building at 6 Central Square, where Wood Street meets Havelock Street.