John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester: statue of Enriqueta Rylands in the reading room
|Architect/Designer||Champneys, Basil (1842-1935)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/ENG/358 (ES3910.3)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Statues ; Libraries ; University buildings|
NOTES: This research library was erected in memory of the cotton tycoon John Rylands (1801-1888) by his widow, Enriqueta Augustina. It merged with Manchester University Library in 1972 to form the John Rylands University Library of Manchester.
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