Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1839 and 1855


Jackson and Son, late Russell, Printers, 69 Digbeth, from Moor-st., Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V24803

Title: I would be a soldier still

First Line: Might I march through life again

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Notes:  Harding B 15(20b) is another copy of this ballad alone


IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41A621: Pergola
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
43B312: Tea garden, garden restaurant


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(143b)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip Slip.

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