Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1838 and 1859


See Harding B 11(3205). For another version of the first illustration, see Thomas Hood, Hood's Own: or, Laughter from Year to Year (1839), p. 467.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1161

Title: The ragged coat

First Line: O what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it

Notes:  Another edition appears in a sheet of two; see Harding B 11(3205)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1740

Title: Good old Je[ff]

First Line: 'Tis just one year ago to-day

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3068

Title: The white plum'd warrior

First Line: 'Twas a beautiful morn in the time of the spring


IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
47I15(SCARECROW): Agricultural implements (with NAME)
41D221(CAP): Head-gear: cap


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(140)

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