Location: Main Street Photo Supply Co., Main Street USA, Disneyland
Herbert D. Ryman - In 1953, Walt Disney asked Herb Ryman, a Disney Studios art director, to sketch an idea for an amusement park. Ryman's sketches served as some of the blueprints for Disneyland. His talents helped create numerous Disney favorites. As a studio art director he had a hand in creating full-length Disney features, including Fantasia & Dumbo. As an Imagineer, he helped conceive designs for Main Street USA, Sleeping Beauty's Castle & New Orleans Square.
Recognized as one of the first Imagineers (WED Enterprises), Ryman served as a teacher & mentor to younger Disney artists. While sketching concepts for Disneyland Paris, Disney Legend - Herb Ryman passed away on February 10, 1989.