This Staffordshire figure is modeled after the poet, John Milton. He is leaning on a pillar with a cloak over his shoulder and a book in his hand. He can be seen on page 87 of A. J. Harding's Book 1, "Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875. He measures 7 1/2" tall. There are tight hairlines on the base and across the ankle.