Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1858 and 1885


London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press\" by W.S. Fortey, (late A. Ryle) 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury. (Established 1813.)


Harding B 11(358) is another impression, with a different imprint.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 753

Title: Bob Ridley, oh!

First Line: I'se come to chuck a challenge out

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3562

Title: The hole in her stocking

First Line: In London once, as I've heard say

Tune: Tommy Clutterbuck and Polly Higgenbottom, or Unfortunate miss Bailey


IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
31B11: Sleeping in bed
41D252(NIGHT-CAP): Nightwear: night-cap


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(359)

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