Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1797 and 1807

Imprint:

Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton



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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9305

Title: Tom Careless

First Line: Tom Careless was odd, like a genius some said

Themes:  MoralityStoicism


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25109

Title: The poor little blind beggar boy

First Line: Near the jaws of a prison, in whose dismal gloom

Themes:  BeggarsDebtors' prison


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C4: (family) meal
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46A151: Beggar
25I24: Public road in village


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 12(165)


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