Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


2806 c.13(102) is another issue but with a different second ballad

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13835

Title: Where there's a will there's a way

First Line: This life is a difficult riddle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V376

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die

First Line: Dear mother, I remember well

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I15(SPADE): Agricultural implements: spade
41A17: Farm (building)
46A14: Farmers
47I122: Spading ~ soil cultivation
47I12: Soil cultivation

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E31: Grave, tomb
42E34: Urn
25G3(WILLOW): Trees: willow


Shelfmark: 2806 c.13(43)

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