Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1838 and 1859


Ryle [& Paul], Printers, (sole successors to the late J. Catnach,) 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Harding B 11(3554) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6810

Title: The smuggler king

First Line: There's a brave little bark, stealing out in the dark

Themes:  Smuggling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11714

Title: John Jones the tee-totaller

First Line: John Jones was a farmer, and highly respectable

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
24B: Moon as celestial body
45C16(CANNON)(+1): Firearms: cannon (+ during the battle)
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
45H3(+3): Battle (+ naval force)
45K1: Fortifications, military engineering
45H31: Bombardment

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A35: Conversation, dialogue; conversation piece
41A711: Table
41A721: Chair
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3553)

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