The Ballad of Riddling Bridge single work   poetry   humour   "There were twa Engineers, I wot,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1929... 1929 The Ballad of Riddling Bridge
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  • Poem in fourteen numbered parts.
  • A humorous poem on the dispute between engineers J.J.C. Bradfield and Ralph Freeman as to who should be credited with the design of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Home vol. 10 no. 5 1 May Fred Leist (illustrator), 1929 Z1735571 1929 periodical issue 1929 pg. 24
    Note: Included within the content of the topical monthly column, 'With These Few Words', the poem is preceded by a brief retrospective discussion of the yet to be completed Harbour Bridge.
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