Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1819 and 1844


London: Printed by J. Pitts, Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew St. 7 Dials


Printed on both sides. Torn at edges


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21096

Title: Will & his wife's fight for the breeches

First Line: I've often hear Will's wife declare

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13802

Title: The old oak table

First Line: I had knocked out the dust from my pipe t'other night

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B82: Boxing the ears (of naughty children)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C11: Eating
11N35: Gluttony, Intemperance, 'Gula'; 'Gola', 'Ingordigia', 'Ingordigia overo Avidità', 'Voracità' (Ripa) ~ personification of one of the Seven Deadly Sins


Shelfmark: Harding B 25(2056)

Notes:  Printed on both sides. Torn at edges

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