Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862


London: Printed by H. Such, Newsvender, 123, Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: Irish stranger

First Line: O pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish exiles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 90

Title: The life of Georgey

First Line: As I was a walking over London bridge

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)

Themes:  Courts and lawExecutionsHorses

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)
47I212: Pig
46C1271: Carrying a person on one's back

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13141: Horse
46C13161: Saddle and bridle (saddlery)
25G11: Groups of trees


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1797)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1798)

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