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Work details

Applicant or licensee name:
Bryony Griffith
Applicant or licensee country:
United Kingdom
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Title or short description:
Troubled Waters by Fred Brown
Full description:
A Yorkshire dialect poem written by Huddersfield poet Fred Brown (1893-1980) describing the frosty relationship between weavers and menders employed in the local textile industry. Printed in 'Songs of the Factory and the Loom' 1943 (p14). The poem is 6 lines in length. The ends of Lines 1, 2, 4 and 6 rhyme, and the ends of lines 3 and 4 rhyme.
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It was self-published in 1943 in a book called 'Songs of the Factory and the Loom' by Fred Brown.


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Known creators or right holders

Type Located Name
Creator No Fred Brown
Beneficiary No Richard Brown

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Type Identifier
ISBN (International Standard Book Number) ISBN 0902707175