Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


London: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Boro'., S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14318

Title: The drunkard's confession

First Line: I've drunk away my precious time

Themes:  Temperance

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V412

Title: Fair Helen

First Line: Fair Helen one morn from her cottage had strayed

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A3211: Open door
41A223: Dining-room
42D351: Man and wife quarrelling, 'Marriage à la mode'
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
31A25513(+82): Hand made into a fist (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46BB221: Street-trader - BB - women engaged in trade and commerce
25G411: Cut flowers; nosegay, bunch of flowers


Shelfmark: Firth c.22(96)

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