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Religious Tract Society

Religious Tract Society meeting in Derby

A carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified man with handbills advertising a meeting of the Religious Tract Society at that Athenaeum Room in Derby. The poster behind him mentions that the Reverend Doctor [Henry Nassau] Cathcart will address the meeting.

Founded in 1799, the RTS published Christian literature of an evangelical nature.

Photographed by Edward Smith of Derby.

Code: 126572
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