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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1812 and 1825


George Angus, Printer, Side, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V19569

Title: Bonparte's disasters in Russia, a new song

First Line: Let suff'ring Europe lift her head

Tune: Green grows the rashes

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
61B2(Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852): Historical person (with NAME)
25F33(EAGLE): Predatory birds: eagle
43A433: Crowning with laurel
46A1241: Knighthood order

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
45H32: Charge ~ battle
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
44A3(+2)(ENGLAND): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
45D12: (military) standard-bearer
45H33: Hand-to-hand fighting (~ battle)


Shelfmark: Harding B 3(86)

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