Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


Grove, Printer, Green-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7235

Title: The black mechanical sweep

First Line: You public at large beware

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

2nd Ballad

Title: Beware of the cabbage round Wandsworth

First Line: There was a jovial lady

Themes:  ServantsStealing


IconClass Codes:
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
46B221: Street-trader
46A17: Working class, labourers
31A25191(+81): Hand in the pocket (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
25D141: Anthracite, hard coal
49M7: Book-shop, bookseller


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(311)

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