Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1842 and 1855


Jackson & Son, (late J. Russell,) Printers, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23589

Title: The gin, an out-and-out parody on The sea

First Line: The gin! the gin! Russell's cordial gin!

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: William and Dinah

First Line: It's of a liquor merchant in London did dwell

Themes:  Letter-writingCruel fatherSuicideHeiresses

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41A775: Wooden container: barrel, cask, bucket
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41A3913: Tap, faucet
29C: Objects coming to life, e.g. puppets

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
42E43: Churchyard, cemetery


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1311)

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