Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer & Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1465

Title: Geo. Leybourne's Up the monument

First Line: Some like to spend their leisure time

Authors:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Themes:  Monument$zLondon

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20687

Title: George Leybournes Artful Joe

First Line: Oh! my father was the owner of a baked potatoe can

Authors:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884


IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43A2(+61): Private festivities, merry company (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
46A17: Working class, labourers
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3953)

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