Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1851


Samuel Russell, Printer, (Nephew to the late J. Russell, of 21, Moor-street,) 24, Old Meeting-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13776

Title: Harry Hawser!

First Line: One morn when the wind o'er the ocean skim'd lightly

Themes:  ShipwreckFishermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3198

Title: Young Dicky Lumskull

First Line: When I was young and in my prime I had an inclination

Themes:  Trades

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
31A2513(+81): Arm stretched sidewards (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C24(+12): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (+ interior ~ vehicle, ship, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C741: Pipe ~ tobacco
31A4152: Wooden leg
45B82: Disabled soldier


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1485)

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