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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Bryony Griffith
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
Application number:
Application date:
Status of application:
Application Received
Title or short description:
Old Servants by Fred Brown
Full description:
A Yorkshire dialect poem from Huddersfield poet Fred Brown (1893-1980) describing the upkeep and deterioration of the looms used in the local textile mills where Fred worked. Printed in 'More Songs of the Factory and the Loom' 1947 (p5) and later published by The Yorkshire Dialect Society in 'The Muse Went Weaving'. (1972) (no. 49). It is 18 lines long.
Written works
Type of work:
Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
British Library, National Library of Scotland, Library of Trinity College, Dublin, National Library of Wales , various libraries across Yorkshire.
Details and dates of publication, broadcast and/or distribution:
'The Muse Went Weaving' (1972) published jointly by HUB PUBLICATIOBS LTD, Youlgrave, Bakewell, Derbyshire and THE YORKSHIRE DIALECT SOCIETY with financial assistance from THE YORKSHIRE ART ASSOCIATION


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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator Yes Fred Brown
Beneficiary No Richard Brown

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Type Identifier
ISBN (International Standard Book Number) ISBN 0902707175