Photograph of John Rylands

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WCC/3/5
  • Dates of Creation
      n.d. [c. 1887]
  • Physical Description
      16.5 x 10.5 cm (mount); 14 x 10 cm (photo) 1 photograph Condition: slight damage

Scope and Content

A cabinet card depicting John Rylands. The black and white photograph shows Rylands seated and with an open book before him. The item is mounted on cardboard. The image was taken in Ryde I[sle of].W [ight]. by photographer Arthur Debenham, who was under royal patronage. The Rylands purchased a country house near Ryde in 1882.