Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1834 and 1886


George Walker, Jun., Printer, Durham

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1189

Title: The grand conversation of Napoleon

First Line: It was over that wild beaten track, a friend of bold Buonaparte

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6065

Title: The opera box

First Line: Miss Emily Chatter!

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  HorsesOpera

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24B62: Contemplation of the moon, 'schwärmen'
23R14: Night
25H131: Rocky coast
41D23321: Boots
24B: Moon as celestial body
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C222: Ship in the roads, roadstead
44G38: Banishment, exile

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D312: Officer
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
33C22: Lovers' meeting
41A38: Balcony
45B6: The soldier off duty
31AA2521: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands


Shelfmark: 2806 c.16(308)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1388)

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