Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2096

Title: Bill Dillon's buck cat

First Line: My name it is Bill, and I once kept a mill

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 1769-1822

Themes:  Cats

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm going to join the army

First Line: Now once I was a ploughboy

Performers:  St. Vincent, Arthur

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C13141: Horse
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I123: Ploughing


Shelfmark: 2806 b.11(221)

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Shelfmark: 2806 c.16(178)

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Shelfmark: Firth c.14(107)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(278)

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