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Brad·ford

 (brăd′fərd)
A city of north-central England west of Leeds, historically noted for its worsted mills.

Bradford

(ˈbrædfəd)
n
1. (Placename) an industrial city in N England, in Bradford unitary authority, West Yorkshire: a centre of the woollen industry from the 14th century and of the worsted trade from the 18th century; university (1966). Pop: 293 717 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in West Yorkshire. Pop: 477 800 (2003 est). Area: 370 sq km (143 sq miles)

Brad•ford

(ˈbræd fərd)

n.
1. William, 1590–1657, second governor of Plymouth Colony 1621–56.
2. a city in West Yorkshire, in N England. 481,700.
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Eva was artist in residence at Leeds College of Art and Design under the Artists Access to Art College scheme and five years ago was awarded the Esmee Fairburn Foundation Emerging Artist Bursary Exhibition Award for her first solo exhibition, Worstedopolis.
I have made almost no inquiry into the facts, but, whilst I doubt neither the influence of the public interest nor the overall wisdom of public acquisition of the supply, as a reader of Engels and JB Priestley, I surmise that in Worstedopolis the public interest will have been given concrete form by a powerful class of men who, to use Marx's word (Trager), were bearers of the industrial spirit to a far higher degree than the rather pathetic self-proclaimed 'Quarry Owner' Edward Pickles (35), and that their concern for the water supply of industrial Bradford will have been informed by that spirit.
In 2007, she was awarded the Esme Fairburn Foundation Emerging Artist Bursary Award for her first solo exhibition, Worstedopolis, and was named Best Newcomer at Leeds Art Fair 2007.