CREDIT: John Rylands Library, Manchester

Presenting the John Rylands Library collection

Event info

Continuing the RPS Historical Group's series of online talks looking at  photography collections and archives...

Special Collections Curator Anne Anderton discusses the establishment of the Visual Collections at The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, The University of Manchester.

Over the last decade, The Rylands has been establishing an excellent reputation for actively collecting a broad range of examples of photographic practice and embedding photographic material in its teaching, learning and engagement activities. This talk focuses on some of the highlights of the photographic collections housed there, featuring works by such luminaries as Alvin Langdon Coburn and Julia Margaret Cameron.

The presentation will be introduced by Gilly Read FRPS, chair of the RPS Historical Group. 

Anne's presentation will be followed by a public Q+A. Questions will be taken by Zoom chat 

The event is free and we ask that you register in advance. A Zoom link will be attached as a PDF with your confirmation of booking email which is emailed when you complete your booking.  

Event Organiser

Michael Pritchard


Cancellation policy

This is an online event. The RPS Historical group will do its best to ensure that it keeps to the published timings and runs as planned. In the unlikely event that the event has to be cancelled all participants will be advised by email at the earliest opportunity.  No responsibility will be accepted for any consequential losses



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