Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1855 and 1861


[P]rinted and Published by E. Hodges, from Pitts Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 26 Grafton Street, Soho, London



Title: The trial of Bacon, for the murder of his father mother and two children

First Line: Throughout the land what consternation

Themes:  Murder

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB2(Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade
41D231(+82): Trousers, breeches (+ women's clothes)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
41A3911: Well

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
31B6(+924): Morphology of human expression (+ fearing, being suspicious)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 608

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