Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1189

Title: The grand conversation on Napoleon

First Line: It was over that wild beaten track, a friend of old Buonaparte

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11588

Title: What's old England come to

First Line: One cold winters morning as the day was dawning

Themes:  Trade depression

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45A: War and peace

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1215: Carrying something on the head or on the shoulders
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
44D2: Taxes and financial administration
31A416: Crooked, bent person


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1390)

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