012287:Joseph Skipsey Undated

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : 'Collier Poet' born March 17th 1832 in Percy Main Originally sent down the pit aged 7 after the death of his father. In 1854 he walked to London where he met and married Sarah Ann Hedley. He was appointed Assistant Librarian at the Lit and Phil but later returned to the pits. Died 3rd September 1903.Biography Collection : Local Studies Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 012287
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4076619948/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 4 years, 8 months ago
    Viewed: 516 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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