Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1828 and 1842


Batchelar, Printer, opposite the Refuge for the Destitute, Hackney Road


Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: The curly-headed plough-boy

First Line: A curly-headed ploughboy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11D2: Christ as child or youth (in general) ~ Christian religion

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
33A13: Meeting
23T27(XVII): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(79a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip

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