Broadside Ballads Online

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London, Published by T. Evans, 79 Long Lane, West Smithfield. Decr. 1st, 1807


An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8723

Title: John Grouse & Mother Goose

First Line: I be come up to London, that whirligig place

Themes:  Countryman in London


IconClass Codes:
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller
48C85: Theatre, theatrical performance
25F36(GOOSE): Water-birds: goose
84(MOTHER GOOSE): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 371

Notes:  Coloured illustration.

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