Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1849 and 1862


London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.


Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(3969)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1305

Title: Jolly old farmer smoking his clay

First Line: A jolly old farmer sat smoking his clay

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C24(SHIP): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
47I15(PLOUGH): Agricultural implements: plough
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
92B58(CADUCEUS): Caduceus (staff with two snakes, attribute of Mercury)
47I14: Harvest
31A72: Female sex; woman
47I15(HARROW): Agricultural implements: harrow
46B49: Import and export

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C121: Angling
25H217: River bank


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(153a)

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

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3174

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

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