Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


The text is part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3974), which bears the imprint. The illustrations and the text are separately printed items.


Ballad - Roud Number: 24926

Title: The veteran

First Line: It was a sabbath morn

Themes:  Soldiers

1st 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

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92C2: (story of) Minerva (Pallas, Athena)


Shelfmark: Harding B 15(347a)

Notes:  Slip

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