Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V172

Title: The battle of Algiers

First Line: Come all you Britons stout and bold, that love your native land

Subjects:  Pellew, Edward, Viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833

Themes:  1816Algiers, Battle of, 1816

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1526

Title: Poor but honest sodger

First Line: When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48A9834(+75): Unidentifiable plant forms ~ ornament (+ Islamic ornament style)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
31A2711: Walking
45B73: Return of the soldiers to civilian life, returning home
47H313: Spinning-wheel
47H31: Spinning (manufacture of yarn)
45C21: (military) uniforms
47D41: Watermill


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(180)

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