Illuminated Scroll

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WCC/1/4
  • Dates of Creation
      Dec 1900
  • Physical Description
      * 1 sheet Medium: scroll is made of vellum with metal ends

Scope and Content

Titled Longford Hall, Stretford, the scroll was presented to William Carnelley by Enriqueta Rylands acknowledginga faithful, ever-ready, and truly invaluable assistance during the preparation and building of the John Rylands Library .This beautifully illuminated item was presented to Carnelley in December 1900, and can be considered as a reward for services rendered to both Mrs Rylands and the construction of the JRL.