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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


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


Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(4262). Harding B 17(343a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21270

Title: Wives lamentation

First Line: Ten years ago I married a man who's such a drunken sot

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic economy


IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
42E43: Churchyard, cemetery
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
42E31: Grave, tomb


Shelfmark: Firth b.34(315)

Notes:  Slip.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 16(311c)

Notes:  Slip.

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