John Kyrle, The Man of Ross.
Published as the Act directs, May 1818.
Stipple. 185 x 107mm. 7¼ x 4¼". Damaged. Some creasing.
John Kyrle (1637-1724) was an English philanthropist, known as "the Man of Ross", remembered for his time in Ross-on-Wye. He took a huge interest in the development of Ross; in the education of the children and in improving the town. He was behind the establishment of 'The Prospect', a public garden. His main focus throughout his life was to better the life of working people and encouraging self-respect.
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