The Orwell Trail: George Orwell’s Visit to Sheffield in 1936

A photo story about George Orwell’s visit to Sheffield in 1936 when he was undertaking research for The Road to Wigan Pier (1937).

Chad Mulholland

Photograph: Mondadori via Getty Images

Sheffield Hallam University history student (now graduate) Chad Mulholland explores George Orwell’s visit to Sheffield in 1936 when he was undertaking research for The Road to Wigan Pier (1937).

The Orwell Trail: George Orwell’s Visit to Sheffield in 1936

The Orwell Trail is the winner of the 2015 Kieran Crump Raiswell Public History Prize.

This page was added on 22 October 2015.

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  • Since i’ve read “Animal Farm”, i liked the scentence”all are equal but some sre more equal”.We can see how it hnppeaed.It’s still up to date.That’s why i like George Orwell.Gyidaw

    By Paterna (12 February 2016)

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