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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1819


Printed & Sold by J. Pitts 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


A caption identifies the elements of the illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1922

Title: The battle of Waterloo

First Line: On the sixteenth day of June my boys that was the very day

Authors:  Wheeler, Samuel

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815


IconClass Codes:
45D311: Commander-in-chief, general, marshal
45H3(+21): Battle (+ infantry)
25H11: Mountains
46C13185: Rearing (horse in motion)
45C13(BAYONET)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons (with NAME) (+ during the battle)
61B2(Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852): Historical person (with NAME)
61I(WATERLOO, Battle of): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)
61A(1815): Historical events and situations (with DATE)
45D1: (military) flags and standards
49L1: Letters, alphabet, script


Shelfmark: Harding B 4(69)

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