Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1819


Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15751

Title: The beggar's petition

First Line: Pity the sorrows of a poor old man

Themes:  Beggars


IconClass Codes:
25I6: Landscape with bridge, viaduct or aqueduct
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
46A151: Beggar
46C11: Road, path
25F3(+5): Birds (+ animal(s) in motion; positions, expressions of animals)
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
41A325: Threshold
41A323: Monumental door, porch, 'aediculum'


Shelfmark: Harding B 12(5)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 723

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 724

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 724; Coloured illustration.

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 725

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 725; Coloured illustration.

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