Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Rial & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Harding B 11(2491) is another issue Harding B 11(2491) is another issue


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13868

Title: Mother, is the battle o'er

First Line: Mother is the battle o'er?

Tune: Fairy boy

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13814

Title: The queen's letter

First Line: There came a tale to England

Themes:  Inkerman, battle of, 1854

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
42A3: Mother and baby or young child

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer
41C5(+2): Celebration meal, feast, banquet (+ toast at meal, banquet)
44BB113: King - BB - female ruler
41C7112: Bottle of wine
44BB1211: Throne-room - BB - female ruler


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1108

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