Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1859 and 1899


London: Taylor, Printer, 92 and 93, Brick Lane


Slip. Harding B 15(304b) is another issue with a different cut. The same setting of type and cut as in Harding B 11(2325) but with a different printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V15298

Title: The soldier who died for his king

First Line: Dear maid of my soul! should I perish

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
45D313: Private soldier
45B12: Departure to join unit, company ~ military service

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
23R14: Night
41A35: Front steps
41A323: Monumental door, porch, 'aediculum'
42B311: Child torn away from its mother

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E238: Seeking death, suicide
31E234632(+7): Violent death by dagger, knife (+ seeking death, suicide)


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(304a)

Notes:  Slip.

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