Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1820 and 1824


Printed for Wm. Armstrong, Banastre st: Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: The freemason's hymn

First Line: Come all you Freemasons that dwell round the globe

Themes:  Freemasonry

2nd Ballad

Title: The answer to the Freemason's hymn

First Line: When moses numbered all his men and sat them down to work

Themes:  Freemasonry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
12U(FREEMASONRY): Miscellaneous religions, cults and doctrines: Freemasonry

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
48C8521: Actor (on the stage)


Shelfmark: Harding B 25(689)

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