Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 and 3 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Harding B 11(996) is another issue.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10573

Title: The drunkard reformed. Answer to the \"Wife's dream\"

First Line: So, I've caught you brother Dermot -- nay do not run away

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14941

Title: My mother's customs

First Line: Come hither bring the scrubbing-brush, and chuck away the slops

Themes:  Drinking - womenDomestic economyHousework

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q21: One person praying
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
41D221(BONNET): Head-gear (with NAME)
31A329: Eavesdropper
47I1421: Sheaf
47I15(PITCHFORK): Agricultural implements: pitchfork
41AA171: Barn - AA - civic architecture: inside

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
31D17: Old woman
41A721: Chair
34B131: Bird in a cage
25F22: Monkeys, apes
34B12: Cat
41A221: Living-room, parlour, sitting-room
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
41C253: Boiling
41C122: Pouring
41C421: High tea
34B11(POODLE): Dog (with NAME of kind)
34B12(+967): Cat (+ stuffed animal)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(205)

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