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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod8789

IconClass Codes:
43C391: Boxing (sport)
43C391(+221): Boxing (sport) (+ seconds or supporters (sports, games, etc.))

Sheet - 2806 c.15(221)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V19896

Title: The pontiff's victory, over Garibaldi

First Line: You bright celestial angels, with our hoiy [sic] church rejoice

Subjects:  Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882



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Sheet - Harding B 28(221)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young 'squire, of Tamworth we hear


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 104

Title: Henry Martin

First Line: In Scotland there liv'd three brothers of late

Themes:  Piracy



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 221

Imprint Names:  Parker, W.H. and J.

Imprint Locations:  Hereford

Date  1825

Ballad - Roud Number: V29942

Title: Versified oratory

First Line: Kind friends of our party

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Hereford



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Sheet - Harding B 18(221)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Comic heads. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V13745

Title: Green-grocer's lament

First Line: Oh, dear! it's a wery hard case, I must say

Tune: The lad wi' the carrotty head



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 221

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary, the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side

Themes:  Lovers reunited


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5448

Title: The primrose girl

First Line: Come buy of poor Kate primroses I sell

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - Firth b.27(221)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: My ain countrie

First Line: How are ye a' at hame


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9918

Title: The three lasses

First Line: My heart, alack! is sair opprest



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Sheet - Firth b.26(221)

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: Int he [sic] days when I was hard up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up not many years ago

Tune: John Anderson my Joe

Themes:  Poverty


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2663

Title: Joe in the copper

First Line: I'm going to tell a story

Themes:  Servants



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Sheet - Harding B 12(221)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  [1874]

Series Identifier: 1061


1st Ballad

Title: End of the Tichborne case

First Line: The Tichborne trial is over

Subjects:  Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898

Themes:  Tichborne claimant1874


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1283

Title: All among the barley

First Line: Come out, 'tis now September

Themes:  Rural society



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Sheet - Curzon b.28(221)

Imprint Names:  Fores, S.W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1813

Ballad - Roud Number: V8493

Title: Boney and the gay lads of Paris calculating for the next triumphant entry into Moscow

First Line: Master Boney was fain, after fighting with Spain

Authors:  Fores, S.W.

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



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Sheet - Harding B 11(221)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Ballad - Roud Number: V4496

Title: Beef, pork, mutton will you buy; or, The amorous butcher boy

First Line: There was a butcher boy, boy, boy

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

Performance Locations:  London musical halls

Themes:  Tradesmen



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Sheet - Harding B 13(221)

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1845]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6487

Title: Copy of verses on the melancholy and dreadful accident at Yarmouth by the falling of the suspension bridge

First Line: The morning sun did sweetly shine

Themes:  Drowning



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Sheet - Harding B 14(221)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1876]

Notes:  With a prose account.


Ballad - Roud Number: V23462

Title: Trial and sentence of William Fish, the Blackburn murderer

First Line: In the county gaol at Kirkdale

Subjects:  Blackburn (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryChildrenRape - 19th century



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Sheet - Harding B 2(21)

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Death and the lady

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality



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Sheet - 2806 b.11(221)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 641


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2096

Title: Bill Dillon's buck cat

First Line: My name it is Bill, and I once kept a mill

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822

Themes:  Cats


2nd Ballad

Title: I'm going to join the army

First Line: Now once I was a ploughboy

Performers:  St. Vincent, Arthur

Themes:  Soldiers



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Sheet - Curzon b.7(221)

Imprint Names:  Harrison, L. and J.C. Leigh

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V2887

Title: The lily and the rose

First Line: Thou stately flower, that rear'st thy head



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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod6469

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod9377

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod16873

IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod24250

IconClass Codes:
46B221: Street-trader
41D221: Head-gear

Sheet - 2806 b.9(221)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  Slip


Ballad

Title: Hassett on home rule

First Line: You Irish boys with loyalty come listen to my song

Authors:  Neagle, Patrick

Subjects:  Blennerhasset, Rowland, Sir, 1839-1909

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryParliamentary elections, Ireland, 1865?



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(221)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V20313

Title: Thirteen pence a day

First Line: To go for a soldier is a very fine thing

Themes:  Soldiers



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Sheet - Firth c.14(221)

Imprint Names:  Croshaw, C.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1814 and 1850

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: Mrs. Flinn and the bold dragoon

First Line: There was an ancient fair, O she lov'd a neat young man



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Sheet - 2806 c.18(221)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.27(164)


Ballad - Roud Number: V20480

Title: O gin I were marrit

First Line: I'm now a lass at thretty-three

Themes:  Spinsters



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Sheet - Harding B 25(221)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V1797

Title: Blooming virgins

First Line: Blooming virgins young and pretty



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