Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1850 and 1899


T. Pearson, Printer, 6, Chadderton-st.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4263

Title: Just before the battle mother

First Line: Just before the battle, mother

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V880

Title: Burke's farewell

First Line: Farewell to the lands of my birth and adoption

Themes:  Home Rule - IrelandFenians

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
44A3: Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.)
45F6: Address by general before the battle
45(+2): Warfare; military affairs (+ land forces)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G312: Prisoner; in fetters
44G313: Prisoner in cell or locked place


Shelfmark: 2806 b.10(122)

Notes:  2806 b.10(122) is torn at upper right corner, lacking part of illustration.

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Shelfmark: Firth c.26(249)

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