Sir Benjamin Stone, 'Ripon Pageant. "Guild of Woolcombers" Group. 1906'. Museum no. E.1248-2001

Sir Benjamin Stone, 'Ripon Pageant. "Guild of Woolcombers" Group. 1906'. Museum no. E.1248-2001

Sir Benjamin Stone
'Ripon Pageant. "Guild of Woolcombers" Group. 1906'
Ripon, Yorkshire, England
1906
Platinum print
Museum no. E.1248-2001

A locally produced pageant to commemorate the founding of the monastery in 672 by St Wilfrid. The monastery later became the cathedral. The presence of the Woolcombers' Group in the pageant reflects the historical importance of wool in the local economy.