Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1820 and 1824


Printed for W. Armstrong, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1573

Title: Beggars & ballad singers

First Line: There's a difference to be seen, 'twixt a beggar and a queen

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20766

Title: Country fashions

First Line: My father died a year ago, and left me all his riches

Tune: Mon at mester Grundy's

Performers:  Tayleure, John, 1782-1861

Performance Locations:  Theatre Royal

Notes:  Another edition forms part of Harding B 28(17)

Themes:  Social statusFashions

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A4153: Crutches
31A4152: Wooden leg
31A419: Mutilated person

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
31A5331: Wig


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(223)

Notes:  Cropped.

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