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Theology, Directing the Labours of Science and Art

Photo credit: John Rylands Research Institute and Library

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A statue of three figures, 'Theology Directing the Labours of Science and Art', dominates the historic entrance hall. The sculpture took three years to complete and it embodies Mrs Rylands' intention for Nonconformist theology to be the library's primary focus.

John Rylands Research Institute and Library

Manchester

Title

Theology, Directing the Labours of Science and Art

Date

1898

Medium

Penrith sandstone

Measurements

H 180 x W 180 x D 70 cm (E);
Plinth: H 70 x W 180 x D 50 cm (E)

Accession number

JRL1212328

Acquisition method

commissioned by Enriqueta Rylands

Work type

Statue

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