Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.


Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(2623)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1552

Title: Nelson's monument

First Line: Britons long expected great news from our fleet

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805


IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP)(+63): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME) (+ under way, at sea (~ travelling))
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
25H23: Sea (seascape)
44B194(+0): Coat of arms (symbol of sovereignty) (+ variant)
25F27(WHALE): Swimming mammals: whale
25FF241: Unicorn


Shelfmark: Firth c.12(48)

Notes:  Slip.

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