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ID
c20
Title
The Lace-Makers
Genre
Essay
Page Count
9
Word Count
2420
Publisher
New Statesman and Nation
Publication Year
1934
Document Types
Full-text Online
Topics
Rural Living

Bates pays tribute to the art of lace-making that flourished in central England. The piece later became part of a collection of essays related to the rivers Ouse and Nen and the rural cultures in their valleys. In the New Statesman and Nation (April 28, 1934), Down the River (1937), Village Life and Labour (1939).


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