Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1831 and 1837


Wright, Printer, 113, Moor-Street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 904

Title: The high Germany

First Line: Oh! Polly, dear Polly, the rout it is come

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17129

Title: The queen of hearts

First Line: Oh my poor heart -- my heart is breaking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C714: Beer, ale
45D1: (military) flags and standards

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
25H13: Coast
45C11(SPEAR): Casting weapons: spear
32B36: Primitive races and peoples; aborigines


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(120)

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