Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1840 and 1866


John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston


Harding B 11(3033) is another edition Harding B 11(3035) is another edition

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1446

Title: The ploughman turned sailor

First Line: I that once was a ploughman, a sailor am now

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Notes:  Harding B 16(204d) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1640

Title: Quite politely

First Line: When first in Lunnon I arrived, on a visit, on a visit

Notes:  Harding B 16(216c) is another edition of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Countryman in London


IconClass Codes:
41A721: Chair
31A235: Sitting figure
46A1251: Page, footboy
31A5541: Stripping, undressing someone else
41D23321(+6): Boots (+ undressing, taking off clothes)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3034)

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