Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad

Title: The lass I left behind me

First Line: The wars are o'er and gentle peace

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1076

Title: The Tartar drum

First Line: Row thy bark, my gallant lover

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V23589

Title: Hodges' cordial gin

First Line: The gin! the gin! Hodges' cordial gin!

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
41A3211: Open door
33A2: Taking leave
42B74: Family group, especially parents with their child(ren)
41A325: Threshold
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
45F32: Requisition (call into service)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
31A2627: Standing, leaning, sitting or lying with legs crossed


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(2068)

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